Taxon  Report   5473 
Microseris douglasii  (DC.) Schultz-Bip .  ssp. tenella  (A. Gray) Chambers
Douglas' silverpuffs,  Short scaled microseris
Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Genus: Microseris
Parent Record Microseris douglasii
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Calais aphantocarpha
ICPN: Microseris indivisa
More information about  Microseris douglasii ssp. tenella
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2018).

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