Calflora
Taxon  Report   5480    
Microseris paludosa  (Greene) J. T. Howell
Marsh scorzonella,  Marsh silverpuffs
Microseris paludosa
© 2013 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Microseris paludosa
© 2001 Lynn Overtree
Microseris paludosa
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Microseris paludosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Microseris paludosa
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Microseris
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Scorzonella paludosa var. integrifolia
More information about  Microseris paludosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIPA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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