Calflora
Taxon  Report   9163    
Myosurus apetalus  Gay  var. borealis  Whittem.
Bristly mousetail
Myosurus apetalus var. borealis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
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
Parent: Myosurus apetalus

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTSMyosurus aristatus
PLANTSMyosurus minimus var. aristatus
More information about  Myosurus apetalus var. borealis
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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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 03/04/2021).