Taxon  Report   1343    
Calyptridium roseum  S. Watson
Rosy pussypaws
Calyptridium roseum
© 2006 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Calyptridium roseum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calyptridium roseum
© 2006 Keir Morse
Genus: Calyptridium
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cistanthe rosea

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cistanthe rosea
More information about  Calyptridium roseum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jan 19, 2019).