Taxon  Report   10098 
Malacothamnus foliosus  (S. Watson) Kearney
Monarch bushmallow
Malacothamnus foliosus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
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PLANTS: Malacothamnus paniculatus
More information about  Malacothamnus foliosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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