Taxon  Report   2501    
Cryptantha tumulosa  (Payson) Payson
New york mountain cryptantha,  New york mtns. cryptantha
Cryptantha tumulosa
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha tumulosa
© 2006 Heath McAllister
Cryptantha tumulosa
© 2008 Steve Matson
Cryptantha tumulosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Cryptantha tumulosa
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Oreocarya tumulosa
More information about  Cryptantha tumulosa
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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