Taxon  Report   2444    
Cryptantha barbigera  (A. Gray) E. Greene
Bearded cryptantha,  Bearded forget me not
Cryptantha barbigera
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha barbigera
© 2009 Steve Matson
Cryptantha barbigera
© 2012 Keir Morse
Cryptantha barbigera, 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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Cryptantha barbigera
© 2003 Michael Charters
Genus: Cryptantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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