Taxon  Report   5312 
Malacothamnus fremontii  A. Gray
Fremon's bushmallow,  Fremont's bush mallow
Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Malacothamnus fremontii
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Malacothamnus fremontii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2005 Brent Miller
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malacothamnus fremontii ssp. cercophorus
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii ssp. exfibulosum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii var. cercophorum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii var. niveum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii
PLANTS: Malvastrum orbiculatum
More information about  Malacothamnus fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFR2)

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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: May 29, 2016).

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