Taxon  Report   2443    
Cryptantha angustifolia  (Torr.) Greene
Narrow leaved cryptantha,  Narrow leaved forget me not, Panamint cryptantha
Cryptantha angustifolia
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Cryptantha angustifolia
© 2011 Michael G. Simpson
Cryptantha angustifolia
© 2004 James M. Andre
Cryptantha angustifolia, 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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Cryptantha angustifolia
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eremocarya angustifolia
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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: Dec 15, 2018).