Taxon  Report   5321 
Malacothamnus palmeri  (Wats.) Greene  var. involucratus  (Rob.) Kearn.
Carmel Valley bush mallow

Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
© 1992 Dean Wm. Taylor
Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Malacothamnus
Parent Record Malacothamnus palmeri.
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
 Information about  Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 05, 2015).

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