Taxon  Report   1341 
Calyptridium pygmaeum  Rydb.
Pygmy pussypaws
Calyptridium pygmaeum
© 2012 Michael Charters
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Calyptridium pygmaeum
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Calyptridium pygmaeum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Calyptridium pygmaeum
© 2012 Michael Charters
Genus: Calyptridium
Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + JM93
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TJM2: Cistanthe pygmaea
More information about  Calyptridium pygmaeum
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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