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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Malacothrix saxatilis
© 2002 Lynn Watson
Malacothrix saxatilis
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MASA2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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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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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 05, 2015).

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