COSEWIC Status Reports

COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Lindley’s false silverpuffs (Uropappus lindleyi) in Canada

Lindley’s false silverpuffs (Uropappus lindleyi, formerly named Microseris lindleyi), a member of the aster family, is approximately 10-70 cm tall and usually has a simple stem growing from a slender taproot. The long leaves at the base of the plant are linear and pointed at the tip. The stem leaves are usually linear and occur on the bottom half of the stems. The flowering stems emerge from the base or from the axils of the stem leaves. The solitary, terminal flowering heads have strap-shaped, yellow flowers.


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COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3
Tel: 819-938-4125
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