Taxon  Report   11131 
Cryptantha celosioides  (Eastw.) Payson
Cocks comb cat's eye
Cryptantha celosioides
© 2011 Ryan Batten
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Cryptantha celosioides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cryptantha celosioides
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Genus: Cryptantha
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PLANTS: Cryptantha bradburiana
PLANTS: Cryptantha macounii
PLANTS: Cryptantha nubigena var. macounii
PLANTS: Cryptantha sheldonii
PLANTS: Oreocarya celosioides
PLANTS: Oreocarya glomerata
PLANTS: Oreocarya macounii
PLANTS: Oreocarya sheldonii
More information about  Cryptantha celosioides
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: Aug 19, 2018).

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