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Sonoran Desert Plants
Myosurus cupulatus (Mousetail)

Coffee Pot Mountain


Habitat: near water
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: basal,entire,linear to oblanceolate
Flower Color: greenish or green
Flowering Period: Feb. to May
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)

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






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