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Little Mousetail (Myosurus minimus ssp. apus)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Ranunculaceae
  • State: CA, OR
  • Nature Serve ID: 136814
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Little Mousetail (Myosurus minimus ssp. apus) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Little Mousetail can be found in California, Oregon

Which CPC Partners conserve Little Mousetail (Myosurus minimus ssp. apus)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, San Diego Zoo Global holds 4 accessions of Myosurus minimus subsp. apus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 1256560 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, San Diego Zoo Global has collected 4 seed accessions of Myosurus minimus subsp. apus from 3 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 354 maternal plants

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Taxon Myosurus minimus ssp. apus
Authority (Greene) Campbell
Family Ranunculaceae
CPC Number 2910
ITIS 18788
Common Names Little Mousetail | tiny mousetail
Associated Scientific Names Myosurus minimus ssp. apus | Myosurus minimus L.
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Oregon SNR
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Sweat bees Chloralictus zephyrus Not Specified Link

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