Taxon  Report   5468    
Microseris borealis  (Bong.) Sch. Bip.
Apargidium,  Bog microseris, Northern microseris
Microseris borealis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Microseris
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, bogs/fens

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Apargidium boreale
More information about  Microseris borealis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MIBO)  Microseris: from the Greek micros, "small," and seris, "a lettuce-like plant" (contributed by Cynthia Powell)  borealis: northern (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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: Dec 06, 2019).