Taxon  Report   2491    
Cryptantha roosiorum  Munz
Bristlecone cryptantha
Cryptantha roosiorum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Oreocarya roosiorum

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Oreocarya roosiorum

More information about  Cryptantha roosiorum
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Feb 17, 2019).