CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record microseris_sylvatica - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 10:09 ET b
Microseris sylvatica
common namesylvan microseris
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.2
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S4      ranking system key
global rank
G4     G4: apparently secure, but some concern
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Counties, states, regions:
Alameda (ALA), Amador (AMA), Butte (BUT), Contra Costa (CCA), Colusa (COL), Fresno (FRE), Glenn (GLE), Kern (KRN), Lassen (LAS), Los Angeles (LAX)(*?), Merced (MER), Napa (NAP), Nevada (NEV), Placer (PLA), San Benito (SBT), Santa Clara (SCL)*, Solano (SOL), Stanislaus (STA), Sutter (SUT), Tehama (TEH), Tulare (TUL), Tuolumne (TUO), Yolo (YOL)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
•Great Basin scrub (GBScr)
•Pinyon and juniper woodland (PJWld)
•Valley and foothill grassland (VFGrs)(serpentinite)
blooming period Mar-Jun  
elevation range45 - 1500 meters
Threatened by wind energy development, grazing, agriculture, vehicles, and recreational activities. Possibly threatened by non-native plants.
full nameMicroseris sylvatica (Benth.) Schultz-Bip.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MISY Element Code  PDAST6E0E0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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