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Nama dichotoma  (Ruiz & Pav.) Choisy  var. dichotoma 
Forked purple mat
Nama dichotoma var. dichotoma is an annual herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(7 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
Parent: Nama dichotoma
Genus: Nama
Family: Namaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
CNPSNama dichotomum var. dichotomum
More information about  Nama dichotoma var. dichotoma
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

CNPS Inventory


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/18/2022).