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Sonoran Desert Plants
Myosurus minimus (Dwarf Mousetail)

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 Myosurus minimus

Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal,entire,linear to oblanceolate
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Mar. and Apr.
Spines: spineless
Family: Ranunculaceae (ranunculus family)
Abundance: uncommon
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: Flora of Southwestern Arizona Part 19. Eudicots: Polygalaceae to Simmondsiaceae. Phytoneuron 2016-47: 1-71. Published 23 June 2016. ISSN 2153 733X page 37 (13.7 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Myosurus minimus (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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