Calflora
Taxon  Report   2480 
Cryptantha muricata  (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.
Pointed cryptantha,  Prickly cryptantha, Prickly popcorn flower
Cryptantha muricata
© 2008 Chris Winchell
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptantha muricata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cryptantha muricata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Cryptantha muricata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Cryptantha muricata
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Cryptantha muricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRMU2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 19, 2018).

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