Taxon  Report   1336    
Calyptridium parryi  A. Gray
Parry's pussypaws
Calyptridium parryi
© 2018 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calyptridium parryi
© 2011 Steve Matson
Calyptridium parryi
© 2011 Steve Matson
Calyptridium parryi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Calyptridium parryi
© 2013 Gary A. Monroe
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Cistanthe parryi var. parryi

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cistanthe parryi
More information about  Calyptridium parryi
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 24, 2019).