Taxon  Report   2474 
Cryptantha maritima  (E. Greene) E. Greene
Guadalupe cryptantha,  Guadalupe island cryptantha, White haired forget me not
Cryptantha maritima
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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Cryptantha maritima
© 2010 Steve Matson
Cryptantha maritima
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cryptantha maritima, 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 maritima
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Cryptantha
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Coastal Sage 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: Mar 22, 2018).

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