Taxon  Report   2467    
Cryptantha holoptera  (A. Gray) J. F. Macbr.
Rough stemmed forget me not,  Winged cryptantha
Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
Cryptantha holoptera
© 2014 Dana York
Cryptantha holoptera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America, Arizona, Nevada.

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Cryptantha holoptera
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Johnstonella holoptera

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eritrichium holopterum
More information about  Cryptantha holoptera
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 12, 2018).

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