Cryptantha microstachys (A. Gray) Greene
Pittonia 1: 116. 1887.

Treatment from Johnston 1925.

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Pronunciation:
Cryp-tán-tha  mi-cro-stà-chys
Etymology (varietal epithet):
"small spike"
Synonyms:
Krynitzkia microstachys Greene ex A. Gray. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 20: 269. 1885. (Basionym)
Type (Lectotype):

J. Xantus de Vesey 84, 1857-1858. Fort Tejon and vicinity, California, near lat. 35° and long 119°,
   Kern County, California, USA. GH 00096058.


Distribution:
LEFT: Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2012. North American Plant Atlas (http://www.bonap.org/MapSwitchboard.html).
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)].
COLOR KE
Y: Dark green=present in state; Light green=present in county, not rare. Accessed 12 Jan 2013.
MIDDLE: Courtesy of the Consortium of California Herbaria (CCH): http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/consortium
RIGHT: Distribution in northern Baja California, Mexico (from BajaFlora.org).

Lectotype:
J. Xantus de Vesey 84, 1857-1858.
Fort Tejon and vicinity, California, near lat. 35° and long 119°,
   USA: California, Kern County
   GH 00096058


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Cryptantha microstachys (SD 44966)