Taxon  Report   5334 
Malacothrix saxatilis  (Nutt.) Torrey & A. Gray
cliff aster, cliff desertdandelion
Malacothrix saxatilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Habitat: coastal, slopes, ridges [Walker]
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Malacothrix
Subspecies and Varieties:
Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea
Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata
Malacothrix saxatilis var. implicata
Malacothrix saxatilis var. saxatilis
Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Malacothrix saxatilis  from other sources:
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (MASA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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