Taxon  Report   2477 
Cryptantha microstachys  (A. Gray) Greene
Popcorn flower,  Tejon cryptantha
Cryptantha microstachys
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
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Cryptantha microstachys
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cryptantha microstachys
© 2016 Keir Morse
Cryptantha microstachys, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cryptantha microstachys
© 2008 Keir Morse
Genus: Cryptantha
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + 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: Jun 21, 2018).

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