Taxon  Report   5690 
Mortonia utahensis  (Trel.) Nelson
Utah mortonia

Mortonia utahensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Mortonia utahensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Mortonia utahensis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Mortonia
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Mortonia scabrella var. utahensis
 Information about  Mortonia utahensis  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
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: Oct 05, 2015).

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