Calflora
Taxon  Report   11570    
Cryptantha micrantha  (Torr.) I. M. Johnst.  var. micrantha 
Red-root cryptantha
Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha
© 2012 Keir Morse
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Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha
© 2015 Keir Morse
Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha
© 2012 Keir Morse
Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha
© 2015 Keir Morse
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eremocarya micrantha
More information about  Cryptantha micrantha var. micrantha
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRMIM)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).