Calflora
Taxon  Report   2475 
Cryptantha micrantha  (Torr.) I. M. Johnst.
Purple root cryptantha,  Purple rooted forget me not, Redroot cryptantha
Cryptantha micrantha
© 2005 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptantha micrantha
© 2003 Michael Charters
Cryptantha micrantha
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Cryptantha micrantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cryptantha micrantha
© 2004 James M. Andre
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Eremocarya micrantha
More information about  Cryptantha micrantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRMI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 25, 2018).

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