Taxon  Report   8184 
Uropappus lindleyi  (DC.) Nutt.
Silver puffs,  Uropappus
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2003 Keir Morse
CalPhotos: click on a
photo to see it bigger
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Uropappus lindleyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Uropappus
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Distribution by County 

Add an Observation of  Uropappus lindleyi

Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
More information about  Uropappus lindleyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2016).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.