Taxon  Report   2445 
Cryptantha cinerea  (E. Greene) Cronq.  var. abortiva  (E. Greene) Cronq.
Bownut cryptantha,  James' cryptantha
Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
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Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva
© 2016 John Doyen
Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva
© 2010 Steve Matson
Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Cryptantha
Parent Record Cryptantha cinerea
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
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PLANTS: Cryptantha jamesii var. abortiva
PLANTS: Oreocarya abortiva
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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 28, 2016).

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