Taxon  Report   5479 
Microseris nutans  (Hook.) Schultz-Bip.
Nodding microceris,  Nodding scorzonella, Perennial nodding microseris
Microseris nutans
© 2015 Susan McDougall
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Microseris nutans
© 2014 Jean Pawek
Microseris nutans
© 2014 Richard Spellenberg
Microseris nutans, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Microseris nutans
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Microseris
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Ptilocalais nutans
PLANTS: Scorzonella nutans var. major
PLANTS: Scorzonella nutans
More information about  Microseris nutans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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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