Taxon  Report   2467 
Cryptantha holoptera  (A. Gray) J.F. Macbr.
Rough stemmed forget me not,  Winged cryptantha
Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
Cryptantha holoptera
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Cryptantha holoptera, 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, Arizona, Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Cryptantha
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Eritrichium holopterum
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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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