Taxon  Report   5997 
Oryctes nevadensis  S. Watson
Nevada oryctes
Oryctes nevadensis
© 2003 Gary A. Monroe
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Oryctes nevadensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Nevada.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Oryctes nevadensis
© 2011 Kendra Olcott
Genus: Oryctes
Creosote Bush Scrub, Shadscale Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Oryctes nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Feb 23, 2018).

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