Taxon  Report   1342 
Calyptridium quadripetalum  S. Watson
Four petaled pussypaws
Calyptridium quadripetalum
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Calyptridium quadripetalum
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Calyptridium quadripetalum
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calyptridium quadripetalum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Calyptridium quadripetalum
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Genus: Calyptridium
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.6 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Cistanthe quadripetala
More information about  Calyptridium quadripetalum
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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