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Microseris bigelovii
coast microseris, coastal silverpuffs

Distribution: Known historically from west of the Cascades crest in the San Juan Islands in Washington, but now considered extirpated; southwestern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Coastal sandy soils, dunes, occasionally in rocky areas, coastal islands, headlands, and bluffs.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Presumed extirpated in Washington (WANHP)

Pollination: Bumblebees, bees, flies, beetles


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Accepted Name:
Microseris bigelovii (A. Gray) Sch. Bip.
Publication: Jahresber. Pollichia. 22–24: 308. 1866.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Microseris bigelovii in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Microseris bigelovii checklist entry

OregonFlora: Microseris bigelovii information

E-Flora BC: Microseris bigelovii atlas page

CalPhotos: Microseris bigelovii photos

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