Calflora
Taxon  Report   2502    
Cryptantha utahensis  (A. Gray) Greene
Scented cryptantha,  Scented forget me not
Cryptantha utahensis
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Cryptantha utahensis
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Cryptantha utahensis
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Cryptantha utahensis, 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 utahensis
© 2016 Steven Thorsted
Family: BORAGINACEAE  
Genus: Cryptantha
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Krynitzkia utahensis
More information about  Cryptantha utahensis
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CRUT)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 10, 2018).

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