Taxon  Report   4535 
Kochia americana  S. Watson
Green molly,  Red sage

Kochia americana
© 2013 Trent M. Draper
Kochia americana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Kochia americana
© 2013 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Kochia
Joshua Tree Woodland, Shadscale Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Kochia americana var. vestita
TJM2: Kochia vestita
TJM2: Neokochia americana
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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