Taxon  Report   1334    
Calyptridium monandrum  Nutt.
Common pussypaws,  Pussy paws
Calyptridium monandrum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Calyptridium
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Cistanthe monandra

Alternate Names:
JEF: Cistanthe monandra
More information about  Calyptridium monandrum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).