Taxon  Report   2469    
Cryptantha humilis  (A. Gray) Payson
Low oreocarya,  Roundspike cryptantha
Cryptantha humilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Cryptantha
Habitat: ridges

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Cryptantha alpicola
JEF: Oreocarya alpicola
PLANTS: Oreocarya humilis ssp. nana
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More information about  Cryptantha humilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 18, 2019).