Page author: David Giblin
Micropus californicus
cottontop, q-tips
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in south-central Washington; Washington to California.

Habitat: Dry, open areas at low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Micropus californicus Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Publication: Index Seminum (St. Petersburg). 2: 42. 1836.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
var. californicus – cottontop, q-tips
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Micropus californicus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Micropus californicus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Micropus californicus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Micropus californicus photos.

USDA Plants: Micropus californicus information.

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