Taxon  Report   4633 
Lavatera assurgentiflora  Kell.  ssp. glabra  Philbrick
Southern island mallow
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Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
© 1993 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Lavatera
Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: coastal
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TJM2 accepted name: Malva assurgentiflora
More information about  Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 19, 2018).

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