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Bovista plumbea

(Paltry Puffball)

Overview

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Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Grey Puffball, Paltry Puffball

Description

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Habitat

Typically found at an altitude of 0 to 5,031 meters (0 to 16,506 feet).[1]

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Bovista ovalispora Cooke & Massee 1887 • Bovista plumbea var. ovalispora (Cooke & Massee) F. Šmarda 1958 • Calvatia bovista (L.) Pers. 1896 • Lycoperdon bovista Sowerby 1803 • Lycoperdon plumbeum Vittad. 1842

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 05-Sep-2008

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Bovista

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 4 species and subspecies in this genus:

B. nigrescens (Brown Puffball) · B. paludosa (Fen Puffball) · B. plumbea (Paltry Puffball) · B. pusilla (Dwarf Puffball)

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal March 05, 2008:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Mean = -120.430 meters (-395.112 feet), Standard Deviation = 1,069.270 based on 68,661 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-19