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Cryptantha corollata

Cryptantha corollata (I.M. Johnst.) I.M. Johnst.

Coast Range Cryptantha, Coast Range Catseye, Coast Range Cat's-eye

Boraginaceae (Borage family)


USDA Symbol: CRCO33

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets, 1-2.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun


Native Habitat: Dry, rocky slopes, ridges, grasslands, chaparral, foothill woodlands, occasionally on serpentine.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cryptantha corollata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cryptantha corollata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cryptantha corollata


Record Modified: 2021-02-18
Research By: CBR

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