Taxon  Report   5335 
Malacothrix saxatilis  (Nutt.) Torrey & A. Gray  var. arachnoidea  (McGregor) E. Williams
Carmel valley cliff aster,  Cliff desertdandelion
Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea
© Beatrice F. Howitt1999 California Academy of Sciences
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Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea
© Donald Myrick 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Genus: Malacothrix
Parent Record Malacothrix saxatilis
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PLANTS: Malacothrix arachnoidea
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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: Mar 17, 2018).

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