Taxon  Report   5329 
Malacothrix foliosa  A. Gray
leafy desertdandelion,  leafy malacothrix
Malacothrix foliosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and to Baja California.

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Coastal Sage Scrub
Genus: Malacothrix
Subspecies and Varieties:
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. crispifolia
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. philbrickii
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. polycephala
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
CNPS: accepted name: Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
 Information about  Malacothrix foliosa  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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:   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2015).

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