Taxon  Report   4536 
Kochia californica  S. Watson
Mojave red sage, Rusty molly
Kochia californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Valley Grassland, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CHENOPODIACEAE  
Genus: Kochia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Bassia californica
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Kochia americana var. californica
TJM2: Neokochia californica
 Information about  Kochia californica  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (BACA21)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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