Taxon  Report   2447    
Cryptantha clevelandii  Greene
Cleveland's cryptantha,  Common cryptantha
Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2003 Brent Miller
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Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Cryptantha clevelandii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Cryptantha clevelandii, 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 clevelandii
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Cryptantha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Chaparral

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Cryptantha abramsii
ICPN: Cryptantha brandegeei
More information about  Cryptantha clevelandii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 18, 2019).