Taxon  Report   4536 
Kochia californica  S. Watson
Mojave red sage,  Rusty molly
Kochia californica
© 2013 Neal Kramer
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Kochia californica
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Kochia californica
© 2009 California State University, Stanislaus
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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Kochia californica
© 2009 California State University, Stanislaus
Genus: Kochia
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.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
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TJM2: Kochia americana var. californica
TJM2: Neokochia californica
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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