CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record cryptantha_crinita - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 13:51 ET c
Cryptantha crinita
common namesilky cryptantha
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life formannual herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (19):
Ord Ferry (577B) 3912168, Richardson Springs NW (593B) 3912188, Barkley Mountain (608B) 4012126, Devils Parade Ground (608C) 4012116, Panther Spring (609A) 4012127, Red Bluff East (610B) 4012222, Red Bluff West (611A) 4012223, Red Bank (611C) 4012214, Tuscan Buttes NE (628A) 4012241, Balls Ferry (628B) 4012242, Bend (628C) 4012232, Dales (628D) 4012231, Cottonwood (629A) 4012243, Hooker (629D) 4012233, Inwood (645C) 4012158, Hagaman Gulch (645D) 4012157, Palo Cedro (646C) 4012252, Project City (647A) 4012263, Enterprise (647D) 4012253
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Glenn (GLE), Shasta (SHA), Tehama (TEH)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Riparian forest (RpFrs)
•Riparian woodland (RpWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)/gravelly streambeds
blooming period Apr-May  
elevation range61 - 1215 meters
Threatened by vehicles and gravel mining. Possibly threatened by development, grazing and non-native plants. See Erythea 3:66 (1895) for original description.
full nameCryptantha crinita Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  CRCR4 Element Code  PDBOR0A0Q0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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