Taxon  Report   5315 
Malacothamnus helleri  (Eastw.) Kearn.
Heller's bush mallow
Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
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Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus helleri, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.3 (review list).   8th Edition

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Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Malacothamnus
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Accepted by CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Malacothamnus fremontii
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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: Jan 21, 2018).

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