Taxon  Report   5732 
Myosurus sessilis  S. Watson
Tiny mouse tail,  Vernal pool mousetail

Myosurus sessilis
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Myosurus sessilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Myosurus sessilis
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Genus: Myosurus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Myosurus alopecuroides
PLANTS: Myosurus clavicaulis
PLANTS: Myosurus minimus var. apus
PLANTS: Myosurus minimus var. clavicaulis
PLANTS: Myosurus minimus var. sessiliflorus
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Nov 30, 2015).

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