Calflora
Taxon  Report   5464    
Micropus californicus  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.  var. californicus 
Q tips,  Slender cottonweed
Micropus californicus var. californicus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Micropus
Parent: Micropus californicus

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bombycilaena californica var. californica
More information about  Micropus californicus var. californicus

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 30, 2020).