Taxon  Report   2490    
Cryptantha recurvata  Coville
Curve nut cryptantha,  Curvenut cryptantha
Cryptantha recurvata
© 2011 Steve Matson
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Cryptantha recurvata
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Cryptantha recurvata
© 2005 James M. Andre
Cryptantha recurvata, 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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Cryptantha recurvata
© 2011 Steve Matson
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Cryptantha recurvata
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: Nov 16, 2018).

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