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Cryptantha rostellata
beaked cryptantha

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central Washington to California.

Habitat: Sagebrush desert, open slopes and hillsides, typically where dry, at low elevations.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Threatened in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Bees, flies, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Cryptantha rostellata (Greene) Greene
Publication: Pittonia 1(7): 116. 1887.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Cryptantha rostellata (Greene) Greene var. spithamea (I.M. Johnst.) Jeps.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Cryptantha rostellata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Cryptantha rostellata checklist entry

OregonFlora: Cryptantha rostellata information

E-Flora BC: Cryptantha rostellata atlas page

CalPhotos: Cryptantha rostellata photos

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