Taxon  Report   11176 
Cryptantha fendleri  (Gray) Greene
Sand dune cryptantha
Cryptantha fendleri, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cryptantha
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PLANTS: Cryptantha pattersonii
More information about  Cryptantha fendleri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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USDA PLANTS Profile (CRFE3)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 03, 2016).

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