Photographer: Derek Anderson
Myosurus minimus L.
Myosurus: from Greek mus, "mouse," and oura, "tail," for the mousetail-like appearance of the receptacle in fruit
|Status: ||Introduced - adventive|
|Plant: ||annual forb|
|Flower: ||yellowish to green, 5-parted, regular shape, sepals spurred at the base, petals about equal to sepals, pistils forming up to 2 1/3" long spike; solitary on a long stalk; blooms April-June|
|Leaf:||all basal, linear|