Calflora
Taxon  Report   2495 
Cryptantha similis  K. Mathew & P. H. Raven
Cushion cryptantha,  Desert cryptantha
Cryptantha similis
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha similis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cryptantha similis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Cryptantha similis, 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 similis
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cryptantha
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
 
More information about  Cryptantha similis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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 (CRSI4)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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