Taxon  Report   1344 
Calyptridium umbellatum  (Torrey) E. Greene
Pussy paws,  Pussy toes, cistanthe
Calyptridium umbellatum, a dicot, is an annual or perennial 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 umbellatum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Calyptridium umbellatum
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Calyptridium umbellatum
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Calyptridium
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Cistanthe umbellata var. umbellata
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Calyptridium umbellatum var. caudiciferum
TJM2: Cistanthe umbellata
 Information about  Calyptridium umbellatum  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CIUMU)

Nursery availability on CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2015).

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