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Nitrophila mohavensis

Scientific Name:Nitrophila mohavensis
Common name:Amargosa niterwort
Rank and Status   
Global Rank:G1 Native Status:Native
Subnational (State) Rank:S1 Endemic:No
US ESA Status:Listed endangered Sand Dunes:No
NNHP Tracking Status:At-Risk List Wetland:Yes
Other Agency Status Status Last Updated Status Comments
Bureau of Land Management - Nevada Sensitive BLM Nevada Sensitive Species List dated 2017-10-01
State of Nevada Protected Critically endangered
Nevada Native Plant Society Endangered
Distribution (NV Counties)

Status: Confident or certain

Summary Occurrence Data
Occurrence Count:4
Total Observed Area (hectares):93
Maximum Known Elevation (m):658
Minimum Known Elevation (m):625
Nitrophila mohavensis data at NatureServe
Nitrophila mohavensis photos and data at Encyclopedia of Life
Character Abstract
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Habitat Comments:Open, moist, heavily alkaline and salt-crusted, otherwise nearly barren clay flats in low drainage and seepage areas surrounded by shadscale and saltgrass vegetation.
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Inventory Comments:Surveys are substantially complete.
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Version Date:03/14/2001 - 12:00am
plants in habitat
Photographer: Glenn Clemmer, Nevada Natural Heritage Program
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