Taxon  Report   2451    
Cryptantha confertiflora  (Greene) Payson
Basin yellow cryptantha
Cryptantha confertiflora
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha confertiflora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Cryptantha confertiflora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Cryptantha confertiflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Cryptantha confertiflora
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oreocarya confertiflora
More information about  Cryptantha confertiflora
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).