Calflora
Taxon  Report   5331    
Malacothrix incana  (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
Dunedelion
Malacothrix incana
© 2002 Hartmut Wisch
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Malacothrix incana
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Malacothrix incana
© 2006 Steve Matson
Malacothrix incana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Malacothrix incana
© 2012 Chris Winchell
Communities: Coastal Strand

Habitat: dunes, coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malacothrix incana var. succulenta
PLANTS: Malacothrix succulenta
More information about  Malacothrix incana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAIN)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Oct 19, 2018).

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