Taxon  Report   5316 
Malacothamnus jonesii  (Munz) Kearney
Jones's bush mallow,  Slender bushmallow
Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Malacothamnus jonesii
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Malacothamnus jonesii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
Communities:
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Malvastrum gracile
PLANTS: Malvastrum jonesii
ICPN: Malacothamnus niveus
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 27, 2016).

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