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Calyptridium roseum
rosy pussypaws

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Benton County, Washington, where disjunct from the main range of the species; central Oregon to California, east to southern Idaho and Utah.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert to montane forest openings.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Bees, butterflies, beetles, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Calyptridium roseum S. Watson
Publication: Botany (Fortieth Parallel), 44, plate 6, figs. 6-8. 1871.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cistanthe rosea (S. Watson) Hershk. [FNA4]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Calyptridium roseum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Calyptridium roseum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Calyptridium roseum information.

E-Flora BC: Calyptridium roseum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Calyptridium roseum photos.

USDA Plants: Calyptridium roseum information.

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