Cryptantha hispidula

Cryptantha hispidula Greene ex Brand

Pflanzenr. (Engler) IV. 252 (Heft 97): 60. 1931

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Cryp-tán-tha his-pí-du-la
"minutely hispid; with little, bristly hairs"

Cryptantha hispidula Greene ex Baker, nomen nudum, West. Am. Plants 2: 10. 1903

Baker 2966, USA: California, Napa County, Knoxville, colonies on rocky slopes, 8 May 1903
   Lectotype: UC 78713
   Isotypes: B100365355, B100365356, CAS0033118, GH00096044, MICH1111491, RSA0001775

Johnston 1939 treatment

Jepson eFlora treatment

LEFT: Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare. Accessed 6 Jan 2013
RIGHT: CCH2. Click to see current herbarium records

Type Specimens:
GH96044 - Isotype
UC78713 - Lectotype


Nutlet, dorsal view

Nutlet, ventral view

Nutlet, side view

Cryptantha hispidula
D. W. Taylor 16684, 22 June 1998 (RSA692603)
Locality: 38.86917,  -122.76667

Cryptantha hispidula
Milo S. Baker 7816, 19 April 1934 (RSA90508)
Locality: USA: California, Napa County, Pope Creek Road near Pope Valley.

Cryptantha hispidula
Robert F. Hoover 3583, 1938-06-09, USA: California, Lake County, Ridge between Indian Valley and Bear Creek Valley

Cryptantha hispidula
Francia Chisaki, Sharsmith 1344, 1959-5-27, USA: California, Lake County, 0.7 miles south of Howard’s Hot Springs (southwest of Lower Lake)

Cryptantha hispidula

Cryptantha hispidula
Thomas W. Nelson 5137, 3 May 1980 (HSC202606=HSC-81728)
Largest corolla 3.5 mm wide; trichomes of some calyces recurved, most straight; nutlets 1(2)/fruit; style almost to nutlet apex.
United States, California, Napa County, Along Butts Canyon Rd. N of Pope Valley 38.687978, -122.446778 Elevation: 274 meters

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