Nitrophila Occidentalis, or more commonly know as Boraxweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Nitrophila. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 1 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring summer fall, blooms during indeterminate and is intolerant of shade. Nitrophila Occidentalis or Boraxweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.
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