Taxon  Report   2446 
Cryptantha circumscissa  (Hook. & Arn.) I.M. Johnston
Cushion cryptantha,  Western forget me not
Cryptantha circumscissa
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Cryptantha circumscissa
© 2015 Sheryl Creer
Cryptantha circumscissa
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cryptantha circumscissa, 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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Cryptantha circumscissa
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Cryptantha circumscissa
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: Feb 20, 2018).

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