Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Myosurus cupulatus S. Watson
Myosurus cupulatus is found in drier low to middle elevation areas that get periodic moisture. It is similar to Myosurus minimus, but the mature achenes of M. cupulatus have a white border or cup near the base of the beak that those of M. minimus lack. Both have oblanceolate to near linear leaves.
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Myosurus cupulatus, photo Russ Kleinman, Carolyn Dodson & Barbara Weintraub, Sycamore Canyon near Cliff, April 2, 2010
Myosurus cupulatus, closeup of inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Carolyn Dodson & Barbara Weintraub, Sycamore Canyon near Cliff, April 2, 2010
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