Taxon  Report   2441 
Cryptantha affinis  (A. Gray) E. Greene
Common cryptantha,  Quill cryptantha, Side grooved cryptantha
Cryptantha affinis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Cryptantha affinis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Cryptantha affinis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Cryptantha affinis, 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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Cryptantha affinis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Cryptantha
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Cryptantha geminata
More information about  Cryptantha affinis
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 26, 2016).

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