Taxon  Report   5865 
Nitrophila occidentalis  (Nutt.) Moq.
Boraxweed,  Western nitrophila
Nitrophila occidentalis
© 2009 Mary Winter
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Nitrophila occidentalis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Nitrophila occidentalis
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Nitrophila occidentalis, 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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Nitrophila occidentalis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Genus: Nitrophila
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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 25, 2016).

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