Oxytheca watsonii

Taxonomy 
Scientific Name:Oxytheca watsonii
Common name:Watson spinecup
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G3? Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S3? Endemic:No
US ESA Status:None Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:Watch List Wetland:No
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Bureau of Land Management - Nevada Sensitive BLM Nevada Sensitive Species List dated 2017-10-01
Nevada Native Plant Society Dropped, no longer of concern
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Eureka
Lander
Mineral
Nye
Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:10
Total Observed Area (hectares):Not Available
Maximum Known Elevation (m):Not available
Minimum Known Elevation (m):1280
Links
Oxytheca watsonii data at NatureServe
Oxytheca watsonii photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
 
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Dry, open, loose and/or lightly disturbed, often calcareous, sandy soils of washes, roadsides, alluvial fans, and valley bottoms, in salt desert shrub communities with Atriplex, Sarcobatus, Hymenoclea, Lycium, etc.
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Inventory Comments:Not yet systematically surveyed in Nevada.
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Images:
Illustration from Mozingo and Williams, 1980.
Photographer: Peggy Duke
Photo Date: 1980