Taxon  Report   2475 
Cryptantha micrantha  (Torrey) I.M. Johnston
Purple root cryptantha,  Purple rooted forget me not, Redroot cryptantha

Cryptantha micrantha
© 2004 James M. Andre
Cryptantha micrantha, 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 micrantha
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Cryptantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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