Taxon  Report   5732    
Myosurus sessilis  S. Watson
Tiny mouse tail,  Vernal pool mousetail
Myosurus sessilis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Genus: Myosurus
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Myosurus minimus var. sessiliflorus
PLANTS: Myosurus alopecuroides
PLANTS: Myosurus clavicaulis
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More information about  Myosurus sessilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Jun 05, 2020).