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Microseris  D. Don
Taxonomic Serial No.: 38098

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Apargidium Torr. & A. Gray
 
    Scorzonella Nutt.
 
  Common Name(s): silverpuffs [English]
 
    microseris
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderAsterales   
                            FamilyAsteraceae  – sunflowers, tournesols  
                               GenusMicroseris D. Don – silverpuffs, microseris  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesMicroseris acuminata Greene – Sierra foothill silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris bigelovii (A. Gray) Sch. Bip. – coastal silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris borealis (Bong.) Sch. Bip. – apargidium 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris campestris Greene – San Joaquin silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris douglasii (DC.) Sch. Bip. – Douglas' silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris elegans Greene ex A. Gray – elegant silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris howellii A. Gray – Howell's silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris laciniata (Hook.) Sch. Bip. – cutleaf silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris nutans (Hook.) Sch. Bip. – nodding microseris, nodding silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris paludosa (Greene) J.T. Howell – marsh silverpuffs 
                                  SpeciesMicroseris sylvatica (Benth.) Sch. Bip. – sylvan scorzonella 
       

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  Source: Asteraceae of North America Update, database (version 2010.5.13)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Update coordinated by the International Compositae Alliance (TICA) (http://www.compositae.org/) through the Smithsonian Institution in collaboration with the USDA National Plant Data Center   
  Reference for: Microseris   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Microseris   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Microseris   
       
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