Calflora
Taxon  Report   2480    
Cryptantha muricata  (Hook. & Arn.) A. Nelson & J. F. Macbr.
Pointed cryptantha,  Prickly cryptantha, Prickly popcorn flower
Cryptantha muricata, 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
Habitat: slopes

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

More information about  Cryptantha muricata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRMU2)


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: Jul 22, 2019).