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Cryptantha nevadensis  A. Nelson & P. B. Kenn.  var. nevadensis 
Nevada cryptantha
Cryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensis is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Parent: Cryptantha nevadensis
Genus: Cryptantha
Family: Boraginaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Information about  Cryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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[explorer.natureserve.org] Range, Habitat: Cryptantha nevadensis var. nevadensis occurs in the U.S. in California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah (Kartesz 1999). It occurs in counties six southeastern counties in California......(Kartesz 2003 draft). Also found in Baja California (Welsh et al. 1993). In California, it inhabits sandy or gravelly places below 6000 ft in Creosote Bush Scrub to Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands in deserts from Inyo County to Lower California (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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/07/2023).