Taxon  Report   5467    
Microseris bigelovii  (A. Gray) Sch. Bip.
Coast microseris,  Coastal silverpuffs
Microseris bigelovii
© 2011 Ryan Batten
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Microseris bigelovii
© 2013 Al Keuter
Microseris bigelovii
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Microseris bigelovii, 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 bigelovii
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Microseris
Communities: Coastal Strand, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Microseris bigelovii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).