Calflora
Taxon  Report   9837 
Cryptantha spiculifera  (Piper) Payson
Snake river cryptantha
Cryptantha spiculifera
© 2013 Mary Winter
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Cryptantha spiculifera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cryptantha
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Oreocarya spiculifera
More information about  Cryptantha spiculifera
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRSP4)

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 18, 2018).

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