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Distribution by County   2459    
Cryptantha excavata  Brandegee
Deep scarred cryptantha,   Deepscar cryptantha
Cryptantha excavata is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
Record Count by County

Colusa: 4 Mendocino: 1 Napa: 2 Yolo: 2

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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 12/03/2023).