Calflora
Taxon  Report   5472    
Microseris douglasii  (DC.) Sch. Bip.  ssp. platycarpha  (A. Gray) K. L. Chambers
Douglas' silverpuffs,  Small flowered microseris
Microseris douglasii ssp. platycarpha, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(235 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Microseris
Parent: Microseris douglasii

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

Ultramafic affinity: 1.3; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Microseris douglasii var. platycarpha
More information about  Microseris douglasii ssp. platycarpha

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 21, 2020).