Taxon  Report   5992    
Orthocarpus cuspidatus  Greene  ssp. cryptanthus  (Piper) T. I. Chuang & Heckard
Cryptantha owl's clover,  Short flowered owl's clover
Orthocarpus cuspidatus ssp. cryptanthus, 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
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Orthocarpus copelandii var. cryptanthus
More information about  Orthocarpus cuspidatus ssp. cryptanthus
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: May 23, 2019).