Taxon  Report   5318 
Malacothamnus mendocinensis  (Eastw.) Kearn.
Mendocino bush mallow
Malacothamnus mendocinensis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and believed to be extinct(questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1A (presumed extinct).   8th Edition

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Genus: Malacothamnus
Foothill Woodland
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Accepted by CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Malacothamnus fasciculatus
More information about  Malacothamnus mendocinensis
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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