Taxon  Report   8812 
Malacothrix foliosa  A. Gray  ssp. crispifolia  W. S. Davis
Petite desertdandelion
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. crispifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Genus: Malacothrix
Parent Record Malacothrix foliosa
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PLANTS: Malacothrix crispifolia
More information about  Malacothrix foliosa ssp. crispifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 18, 2018).

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