Calflora
Taxon  Report   1340    
Calyptridium pulchellum  (Eastw.) Hoover
Mariposa pussypaws
Calyptridium pulchellum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the Federal Government as Threatened .
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: MONTIACEAE  
Genus: Calyptridium
Communities: Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Cistanthe pulchella

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cistanthe pulchella
ICPN: Spraguea pulchella
More information about  Calyptridium pulchellum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CIPU5)


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: Feb 16, 2019).