Taxon  Report   5731 
Myosurus minimus  L.  ssp. apus  (Greene) G.R. Campbell
little mouse tail
Myosurus minimus ssp. apus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja California, Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 3.1 (review list).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Myosurus minimus ssp. apus
© 2011 Andrew Borcher
Myosurus minimus ssp. apus
© 2005 Russell Huddleston
Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: vernal-pools [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Myosurus
Parent Record Myosurus minimus.
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Accepted by CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Myosurus minimus
PLANTS accepted name: Myosurus sessilis
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 03, 2015).

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