Taxon  Report   2442 
Cryptantha ambigua  (A. Gray) E. Greene
Basin cryptantha,  Wilke's cryptantha, Wilkes' cryptantha
Cryptantha ambigua
© 2010 Jean Pawek
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Cryptantha ambigua
© 2010 Jean Pawek
Cryptantha ambigua
© 2011 Jean Pawek
Cryptantha ambigua, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cryptantha ambigua
© 2006 Keir Morse
Genus: Cryptantha
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2018).

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