Taxon  Report   8184 
Uropappus lindleyi  (DC.) Nutt.
Silver puffs,  Uropappus
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2018 Bill Schmidt
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Uropappus lindleyi
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Uropappus lindleyi
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Uropappus lindleyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Uropappus lindleyi
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Uropappus
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Microseris lindleyi
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Microseris lindleyi
ICPN: Microseris linearifolia
ICPN: Uropappus linearifolius var. elatus
More information about  Uropappus lindleyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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