Calflora
Taxon  Report   5732    
Myosurus sessilis  S. Watson
Tiny mouse tail,   Vernal pool mousetail
Myosurus sessilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Ranunculaceae  
Genus: Myosurus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSMyosurus alopecuroides
PLANTSMyosurus clavicaulis
PLANTSMyosurus minimus var. apus
PLANTSMyosurus minimus var. clavicaulis
JEF + PLANTSMyosurus minimus var. sessiliflorus
More information about  Myosurus sessilis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/12/2021).