Taxon  Report   5470    
Microseris douglasii  (DC.) Sch. Bip.
Douglas' microseris,  Douglas' silverpuffs
Microseris douglasii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Microseris douglasii
© 2013 Andrew Borcher
Microseris douglasii
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Microseris douglasii, 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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Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Microseris douglasii
© 2015 John Doyen
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Prairie, Coastal Sage Scrub

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Microseris douglasii
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 21, 2019).