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Cryptantha nevadensis  A. Nelson & P. B. Kenn.  var. rigida  I. M. Johnst.

(not an active name)

Rigid cryptantha
Cryptantha nevadensis var. rigida is an annual herb that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Parent: Cryptantha nevadensis
Genus: Cryptantha
Family: Boraginaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEFCryptantha juniperensis
Information about  Cryptantha nevadensis var. rigida from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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[explorer.natureserve.org] Range, Habitat: Alternate name Cryptantha juniperensis This plant occurs in the U.S. in Arizona, California, and Nevada (Kartesz 1999). It occurs in four counties in Arizona, one southern county in Nevada, and 14 counties in southern California (Kartesz 2003 draft). In California, it inhabits Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley grassland, Foothill Woodlands from 3000-6000 ft in San Joaquin Valley and borders, Santa Lucia Mountains, and the west Mojave desert (Munz 1973). (contributed by Mary Ann Machi)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/24/2024).