Taxon  Report   1343 
Calyptridium roseum  S. Watson
Rosy pussypaws
Calyptridium roseum
© 2006 Keir Morse
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Calyptridium roseum, 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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Calyptridium roseum
© 2006 Keir Morse
Genus: Calyptridium
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Cistanthe rosea
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TJM2: Cistanthe rosea
More information about  Calyptridium roseum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jan 23, 2018).

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