Taxon  Report   2447 
Cryptantha clevelandii  E. Greene
Cleveland's cryptantha,  Common cryptantha
Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
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Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cryptantha clevelandii, 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 clevelandii
© 2003 Brent Miller
Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Cryptantha abramsii
ICPN: Cryptantha brandegei
More information about  Cryptantha clevelandii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 28, 2016).

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