Taxon  Report   11573 
Cryptantha muricata  (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J.F. Macbr.  var. muricata 
Showy prickly-nut cryptantha
Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
© 2011 Michael G. Simpson
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Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
© 2011 Michael G. Simpson
Cryptantha muricata var. muricata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
© 2011 Michael G. Simpson
Genus: Cryptantha
Parent Record Cryptantha muricata
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Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Cryptantha muricata
More information about  Cryptantha muricata var. muricata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Mar 23, 2018).

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