Taxon  Report   9078    
Cryptantha cinerea  (Greene) Cronquist
James' cryptantha
Cryptantha cinerea
© 2015 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Cryptantha cinerea
© 2015 John Doyen
Cryptantha cinerea
© 2014 John Doyen
Cryptantha cinerea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Cryptantha cinerea
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Cryptantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Cryptantha cinerea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 21, 2019).