Calflora
Taxon  Report   5312 
Malacothamnus fremontii  (Torr. ex A. Gray) Greene
Fremont's bush mallow
Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2017 Neal Kramer
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Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2017 Aaron Schusteff
Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2017 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus fremontii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Malacothamnus fremontii
© 2017 Aaron Schusteff
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Malacothamnus fremontii ssp. cercophorus
ICPN + PLANTS: Malacothamnus helleri
PLANTS: Malacothamnus niveus
PLANTS: Malacothamnus orbiculatus
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii ssp. exfibulosum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii var. cercophorum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii var. niveum
PLANTS: Malvastrum fremontii
PLANTS: Malvastrum orbiculatum
More information about  Malacothamnus fremontii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFR2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 26, 2018).

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