CPC Plant Profile: Marsh Silverpuffs
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Marsh Silverpuffs (Microseris paludosa)

Description
  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 139110
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

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Updates
  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden holds 7 accessions of Microseris paludosa in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden holds 2 accessions of Microseris paludosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 6656 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California-Santa Cruz Arboretum & Botanic Garden has collected 7 seed accessions of Microseris paludosa from 2 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, Santa Barbara Botanic Garden has collected 2 seed accessions of Microseris paludosa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 117 maternal plants

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Nomenclature
Taxon Microseris paludosa
Authority (Greene) J.T. Howell
Family Asteraceae
CPC Number 10245
ITIS 38115
USDA MIPA
Common Names marsh silverpuffs
Associated Scientific Names Microseris paludosa | Microseris sylvatica var. stillmanii | Scorzonella paludosa | Scorzonella paludosa var. integrifolia | Scorzonella paludosa var. paludosa | Scorzonella sylvatica var. stillmanii
Distribution
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Habitat

Ecological Relationships

Pollinators
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Reintroduction
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