Taxon  Report   8813 
Malacothrix foliosa  A. Gray  ssp. foliosa 
Leafy desertdandelion
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Malacothrix foliosa
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Genus: Malacothrix
Parent Record Malacothrix foliosa
Coastal Sage Scrub
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CNPS: Malacothrix foliosa
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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 19, 2018).

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