Taxon  Report   5320 
Malacothamnus palmeri  (S. Watson) E. Greene
Palmer's bushmallow,  Santa Lucia bush mallow
Malacothamnus palmeri, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
 

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Malacothamnus palmeri
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Malacothamnus palmeri
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Malacothamnus palmeri
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Communities:
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus
Malacothamnus palmeri var. palmeri
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malvastrum palmeri var. involucratum
PLANTS: Malvastrum palmeri
 Information about  Malacothamnus palmeri  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MAPA2)

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. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 30, 2015).

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