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Distribution by County   2445    
Cryptantha cinerea  (Greene) Cronquist  var. abortiva  (Greene) Cronquist

(not an active name)

Bownut cryptantha,   James' cryptantha
Cryptantha cinerea var. abortiva is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
also called Oreocarya abortiva
Record Count by County

Inyo: 14 Mono: 35 San Bernardino: 44

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]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 04/16/2024).