Cryptantha
cryptantha, white forget-me-not
13 species
3 subspecies and varieties
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Cryptantha affiniscommon cryptantha, slender cryptantha, quill cat's eye
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Rocky Mountains and South Dakota.
Habitat: Open areas from sagebrush to coniferous forests at moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July
Cryptantha ambiguaobscure cryptantha, wilke's cryptantha, basin cat's eye
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia, east to western Montana and south to California and Colorado.
Habitat: Dry, open places from the lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-July
Cryptantha fendleriFendler's cryptantha, sand dune cat's eye
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Cryptantha flaccidaflaccid cryptantha, weakstem cat's eye
Distribution: Central and southeast Washington, south to southern California, and along the western border of Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, open slopes and flats at lower elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - June
Cryptantha gracilisnarrow-stem cryptantha
Origin: Native
Cryptantha grandifloralarge-flowered cryptantha
Origin: Native
Cryptantha intermediacommon cryptantha, Clearwater cat's eye
Distribution: Washington to California, east to Idaho and Arizona
Habitat: Moderately dry, open slopes
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - September
Cryptantha pterocaryawingnut cryptantha
Distribution: East of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California, east to Idaho, Colorado and Texas.
Habitat: Dry, open, often sandy areas of sagebrush and grasslands.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Cryptantha rostellatabeaked cryptantha
Origin: Native
Cryptantha scopariadesert cryptantha, pinyon desert cat's eye
Distribution: Common on the Snake River plains of Idaho, extending into adjacent Oregon, northeast Nevda and southwest Wyoming; adjunct to Yakima County, Washington, and adjacent counties.
Habitat: Dry, open slopes in the valleys, plains and foothills, common among sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Cryptantha simulanspinewoods cryptantha, pinewoods cat's eye
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - July
Cryptantha torreyanaTorrey's cryptantha, Torrey's cat's eye
Distribution: Widely distributed east of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east to Montana.
Habitat: Open areas, low to mid-elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Cryptantha watsoniiWatson's cryptantha, Watson's cat's eye
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Open hillsides, sagebrush-steppe plains, and forest openings at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August