CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record nitrophila_mohavensis - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 13:19 ET b
Nitrophila mohavensis
common nameAmargosa nitrophila
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life formperennial herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G1     G1: Less than 6 occurrences OR less than 1,000 individuals OR less than 2,000 acres.
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  11/79
federal listingEndangered  05/20/85
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (4):
Resting Spring (275B) 3511682, Tecopa (275C) 3511672, Death Valley Junction (322C) 3611634, Bole Spring (322D) 3611633
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Nevada (NV)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Playas (Plyas)(mesic, clay)
blooming period May-Oct  
elevation range425 - 750 meters
Known in CA from fewer than five occurrences near Carson Slough in the Amargosa Desert. Severely threatened by water diversion and habitat alteration. State-listed as Critically Endangered in NV. See Aliso 3:112-114 (1955) for original description.
full nameNitrophila mohavensis Munz & Roos
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Additional information:
standard acronym  NIMO Element Code  PDCHE0G010
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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