Nitrophila mohavensis
Common Name: Amargosa nitrophila
Family: Amaranthaceae
Element Code: PDCHE0G010
Full Name: Nitrophila mohavensis Munz & Roos

1988 Dean Wm. Taylor
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 2
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 1 1 0 0 0
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    0 2
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    2 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • 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.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2012-05-04
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 425 - 750 meters
  • California Endemic: no
  • States: California, Nevada
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Inyo (INY)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Resting Spring (275B) 35116H2,  Tecopa (275C) 35116G2,  Death Valley Junction (322C) 36116C4,  Bole Spring (322D) 36116C3
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1175
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

35116H2=Resting Spring (275B) 35116H2;35116G2=Tecopa (275C) 35116G2;36116C4=Death Valley Junction (322C) 36116C4;36116C3=Bole Spring (322D) 36116C3