Taxon  Report   2456 
Cryptantha decipiens  (M.E. Jones) A.A. Heller
Granel forget me not,  Gravel cryptantha, Gravelbar cryptantha
Cryptantha decipiens
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Cryptantha decipiens
© 2016 Keir Morse
Cryptantha decipiens
© 2016 Keir Morse
Cryptantha decipiens, 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 decipiens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Cryptantha
Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 23, 2016).

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