Taxon  Report   2483 
Cryptantha nubigena  (E. Greene) Payson
Sierra cryptantha
Cryptantha nubigena
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Cryptantha nubigena, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Cryptantha nubigena
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Genus: Cryptantha
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Oreocarya nubigena
More information about  Cryptantha nubigena
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: Mar 21, 2018).

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