Taxon  Report   5310 
Malacothamnus fasciculatus  (Torrey & A. Gray) E. Greene
Chaparral bush mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
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Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
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Malacothamnus fasciculatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Malacothamnus arcuatus
PLANTS: Malvastrum nesioticum var. nuttallii
PLANTS: Malvastrum mendocinense
PLANTS: Malvastrum hallii
PLANTS: Malvastrum fasciculatum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fasciculatum var. laxiflorum
PLANTS: Malvastrum arcuatum
PLANTS: Malva fasciculata
PLANTS: Malacothamnus parishii
PLANTS: Malacothamnus mendocinensis
PLANTS: Malacothamnus hallii
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. laxiflorus
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. laxiflorus
PLANTS: Malacothamnus fasciculatus ssp. catalinensis
PLANTS: Malvastrum nesioticum
More information about  Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2017).

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