Taxon  Report   5690 
Mortonia utahensis  (Trel.) Nelson
Utah mortonia
Mortonia utahensis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Mortonia utahensis
© 2004 James M. Andre
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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Mortonia utahensis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Mortonia
Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Mortonia scabrella var. utahensis
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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