Calflora
Taxon  Report   2450    
Cryptantha clokeyi  I. M. Johnst.
Clokey's cryptantha,  Prickly cryptantha
Cryptantha clokeyi
© 2011 Cindy Hopkins
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptantha clokeyi
© 2011 Xeric Specialties
Cryptantha clokeyi
© 2011 Marc Baker
Cryptantha clokeyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Cryptantha clokeyi
© 2011 Cindy Hopkins
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cryptantha muricata var. clokeyi
More information about  Cryptantha clokeyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRCL2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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