Taxon  Report   2464 
Cryptantha gracilis  Osterhout
Narrowstem cryptantha,  Slender cryptantha, Slensder forget me not
Cryptantha gracilis
© 2009 Steve Matson
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Cryptantha gracilis
© 2009 Steve Matson
Cryptantha gracilis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cryptantha gracilis, 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 gracilis
© 2009 Steve Matson
Genus: Cryptantha
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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