Taxon  Report   5343 
Malacothrix stebbinsii  W. Davis & Raven
Stebbins' dandelion,  Stebbins' desertdandelion, Stebbins' malacothrix
Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
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Malacothrix stebbinsii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2004 James M. Andre
Genus: Malacothrix
Creosote Bush Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malacothrix clevelandii var. stebbinsii
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2016).

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