Calflora
Taxon  Report   2460    
Cryptantha flaccida  (Lehm.) Greene
Beaked cryptantha,  Flaccid cryptantha, Weakstem cryptantha
Cryptantha flaccida, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cryptantha
Serpentine affinity: 1.6; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cryptantha rostellata var. spithamea
More information about  Cryptantha flaccida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRFL4)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2019).