Cryptantha incana Greene   Tulare Cryptantha
Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. 1: 79. 1904

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Cryp-tán-tha  in-cà-na
"gray pubescent"

Cryptantha torreyana (A. Gray) Greene var. incana (Greene) Jepson, Man. Fl. Pl. Calif. [Jepson] 850. 1925


J. D. Culbertson 4537 (s.n.=no. 4537 of C.F. Baker's distribution), 30 August 1904, On Nine-Mile Creek, at 5,800 feet, Tulare County, California, USA
Holotype: RSA 0001776 (syntype)
Isotypes: CAS 207, barcode 0033121, F 0052418F, GH 00096050, MICH 1111493, NY 00335175, UC 78724

Johnston's 1925 Treatment (treated as a synonym of C. hendersonii [=C. intermedia var. h.])

LEFT: Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (
Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2010. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)].
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare. Accessed 12 Jan 2013.
RIGHT: Courtesy of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Accessed 14 Dec 2010

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Cryptantha incana
(CAS 207, barcode 33121)
Courtesy of California Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Note: annotated as C. hendersoni (Nels.) Piper by L. S. Rose 1933

Cryptantha incana (Mabry 85a)

Cryptantha incana (Mabry 85b)

Nutlet, dorsal view
Scale bar = 1 mm

Nutlet, ventral view
Scale bar = 1 mm

Nutlet, side view
Scale bar = 1 mm

Cryptantha incana (RSA 79574)

Cryptantha incana (SBBG 32231)
E.C. Twisselmann 14863, 13 Aug 1968
USA: California, Tulare County
8,600 feet

Cryptantha incana (SD 70442)
S.N. Smith 1399, 20 Aug 1965
USA: California, Tulare County
Approximate locality: 36.2326, -118.5031, 6,250 feet

Cryptantha incana (SDSU)
M.G. Simpson 3828, 1 Aug 2014
USA: California, Tulare County
Locality: 36.12767, -118.2963, 7,791 feet