Taxon  Report   5466    
Microseris acuminata  Greene
Needle microseris,  Sierra foothill silverpuffs, Sierra foothills microseris
Microseris acuminata
© 2008 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Microseris acuminata
© 2008 Eric Wrubel
Microseris acuminata
© 2007 Carol W. Witham
Microseris acuminata, 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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Microseris acuminata
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Genus: Microseris
Communities: Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Microseris acuminata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).