Myosurus minimus

Family:RANUNCULACEAE
Species:Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
Common Name:Tiny Mousetail
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Plant Notes:Tiny Mousetail is a native herbaceous annual in the Buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). It occurs primarily in the northern half of the state. Tiny Mousetail grows in wet, fallow fields, in roadside ditches, and along streams and lakes. It is an annual with a fibrous root system. Plants are from 1-4 inches in height. Leaves are basal, linear to oblanceolate in outline, and entire. The leaves are glabrous and a uniform green on both surfaces. Flowers are solitary on scapes that are longer than the leaves. Flowers have 5 pinkish or yellowish green sepals and no petals. There are 5-25 stamens and an elongated axis of 10-400 simple pistils. The fruit is a head of achenes.--A. Diamond
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Status:Native
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Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyRANUNCULACEAE - Buttercup/Crowfoot family
Genus Myosurus
Species Myosurus minimus Linnaeus - Tiny Mousetail

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Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Autauga, Barbour, Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marengo, Marshall, Morgan, Pickens, Randolph, Talladega, Tuscaloosa

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AUA, JSU, TROY, UNA, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1967 - 1973

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0046337 Autauga 14 Mar 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
451
UWAL
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0033580 Randolph 06 Apr 2010 England, J. Kevin
2313
UWAL
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0039435 Limestone 20 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8363
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128497 Colbert 12 Mar 1970 Landers, Kenneth E.
JAT. 1970
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0039394 Lauderdale 10 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8353
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
UNA00030487 Etowah 30 Mar 1967 Kral, Robert
27921
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128574 Morgan 27 Aug 1976 Whetstone, R. David
7748
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0050877 Etowah 22 Mar 1984 Nixon, C.F.
594
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128561 Etowah 18 Mar 1982 Minor, Donna K.
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128562 Etowah 19 Mar 1995 Hodge, Lesley M.
4103
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0039434 Lawrence 09 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8343
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128496 Colbert 12 Mar 1970 Landers, Kenneth E.
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128565 Jackson 13 Mar 1998 Brodeur, Kristin R.
362
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128572 Marshall 28 Mar 1973 Whetstone, R. David
RDW-1206
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0018088 Limestone 30 Apr 1987 Kral, Robert
73804
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
UNA00022852 Pickens 08 May 1969 Thomas, Joab L.
2044
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
UWAL0039857 Autauga 19 Mar 2017 Diamond, Alvin R.
27784
UWAL
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128569 Limestone 12 Apr 1970 Kral, Robert
38347
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0037023 Lawrence 19 Mar 2011 England, J. Kevin
2693
UWAL
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128575 Talladega 8 Apr 1994 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128567 Lawrence 27 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16455
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
ALNHS00003867 Lawrence 5 Apr 2016 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#2170
ALNHS
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128568 Lawrence 26 Apr 1993 Whetstone, R. David
16473
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128500 Etowah 26 Mar 1968 Stuart, Martha
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_26752 Cherokee 24 Apr 1969 Kral, Robert
S.N.
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
UWAL0047170 Lauderdale 09 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8349
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128564 Franklin 18 Mar 1994 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128495 Cherokee 20 Mar 1980 Allred, S.
021
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128491 Blount 31 Mar 1976 Whetstone, R. David
7826
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UNA00022063 Lawrence 28 Mar 1973 Kral, Robert
49359
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128494 Calhoun 15 Apr 1970 Tudor, Jessica
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_55221 Franklin 28 Mar 1972 Kral, Robert
45201
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
AUA_ACC_15572 Colbert 19 Mar 1965 N.W.U.
S.N.
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
TROY000008141 Barbour 16 Mar 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11093
TROY
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128492 Blount 26 Mar 1980 Allred, S.
035
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
TROY000048381 Autauga 14 Mar 2017 Parker, Matthew R.
451
TROY
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
TROY000022479 Cherokee 27 Mar 2005 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12220
TROY
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_5109 Colbert 18 Mar 1965 Landers, K.E.
S.N.
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
JSU128571 Madison 6 Apr 1976 Atkinson, Tim A.
1244
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0010336 Marengo 01 May 2012 England, J. Kevin
3429
UWAL
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128498 Cullman 31 Mar 1976 Whetstone, R. David
7916
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0005675 Lawrence 04 Apr 1982 Kral, Robert
68109
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
UNA00061197 Colbert 16 Mar 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11688
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128563 Etowah 22 Mar 1984 Whetstone, R. David
s.n.
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UNA00065600 Cherokee 27 Mar 2005 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12220
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128570 Limestone 10 May 1997 Hofmann, Tim L.
00439
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0050036 Colbert 24 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8380
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128566 Jackson 14 Mar 1973 Landers, Kenneth E.
RDW-232
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128499 Etowah 22 Mar 1984 Nixon, Christopher F.
594
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UWAL0039432 Lawrence 09 Mar 2017 Webb, David H.
8347
UWAL
Myosurus minimus L.
JSU128573 Marshall 28 Mar 1973 Whetstone, R. David
RDW-1207
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UNA00030467 Tuscaloosa s.d. Smith, Eugene A.
s.n.
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
TROY000046434 Autauga 19 Mar 2017 Diamond, Alvin R.
27784
TROY
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
AUA_ACC_16933 Etowah 30 Mar 1967 Kral, Robert
27921
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
AUA_ACC_66118 Cherokee 27 Mar 2005 Spaulding, Daniel D.
12220
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
AUA_ACC_14085 Etowah 26 Mar 1968 O'Neal, Judy
S.N.
AUA
Myosurus Minimus L.
TROY000022480 Colbert 16 Mar 2003 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11688
TROY
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
JSU128493 Blount 31 Mar 1976 Whetstone, R. David
7866
JSU
Myosurus minimus Linnaeus
UNA00059105 Barbour 16 Mar 2002 Spaulding, Daniel D.
11093
UNA
Myosurus minimus L.
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