Taxon  Report   5854    
Nicolletia occidentalis  A. Gray
Hole in the sand plant,  Mojave hole in the sand plant, Western nicolletia
Nicolletia occidentalis
© 2018 Alison Sheehey
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Nicolletia occidentalis
© 2018 Alison Sheehey
Nicolletia occidentalis
© 2006 Trent M. Draper
Nicolletia occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Nicolletia occidentalis
© 2018 Alison Sheehey
Genus: Nicolletia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Nicolletia occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).