Calflora
Taxon  Report   3622    
Fremontodendron mexicanum  Davidson
Mexican flannelbush
Fremontodendron mexicanum
© 2017 Torrey neel
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Fremontodendron mexicanum
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Fremontodendron mexicanum
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Fremontodendron mexicanum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Rare and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Fremontodendron mexicanum
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Fremontodendron
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Fremontia mexicana
More information about  Fremontodendron mexicanum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (FRME2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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