Calflora
Taxon  Report   1341    
Calyptridium pygmaeum  Parish ex Rydb.
Pygmy pussypaws
Calyptridium pygmaeum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(47 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Montiaceae  
Genus: Calyptridium

Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEFCistanthe pygmaea
More information about  Calyptridium pygmaeum

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/23/2021).