Taxon  Report   1334 
Calyptridium monandrum  Nutt.
common pussypaws,  pussy paws

Calyptridium monandrum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Calyptridium monandrum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calyptridium monandrum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Genus: Calyptridium
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Cistanthe monandra
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Cistanthe monandra
 Information about  Calyptridium monandrum  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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