Taxon  Report   7729 
Sphaeralcea rusbyi  A. Gray  var. eremicola  (Jeps.) Kearney
Rusby's desert mallow
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2008 Hartmut Wisch
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Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2008 Hartmut Wisch
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2010 James M. Andre
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb 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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Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2012 Keir Morse
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Parent Record Sphaeralcea rusbyi
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by JEF + CNPS + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola
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ICPN: Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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