Taxon  Report   5308 
Malacothamnus densiflorus  (S. Watson) Greene
Many-flowered bush mallow
Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus densiflorus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Malacothamnus
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malvastrum densiflorum var. viscidum
ICPN + PLANTS: Malvastrum densiflorum
ICPN + PLANTS: Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus
ICPN: Malacothamnus densiflorus var. densiflorus
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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: Aug 20, 2018).

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