Taxon  Report   5336 
Malacothrix saxatilis  (Nutt.) Torrey & A. Gray  var. commutata  Ferris
Cliff desertdandelion,  South coast range malacothrix
Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata
© 2014 Robert Sikora
Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Malacothrix
Parent Record Malacothrix saxatilis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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