Taxon  Report   5864 
Nitrophila mohavensis  Munz & Roos
Amargosa niterwort,  Amargosa nitrophila
Nitrophila mohavensis
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Nitrophila mohavensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and Nevada.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Nitrophila mohavensis
© 2011 Duncan S. Bell
Family: AMARANTHACEAE   (PLANTS: CHENOPODIACEAE)
Genus: Nitrophila
Communities:
Alkali Sink, wetland-riparian
Habitat: playas [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in 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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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