Taxon  Report   5342 
Malacothrix squalida  E. Greene
Santa Cruz desertdandelion,  island malacothrix
Malacothrix squalida, a dicot, is an annual herb 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.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition It is listed by the Federal Government as Endangered .

 

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Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Malacothrix
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Malacothrix foliosa var. squalida
PLANTS: Malacothrix insularis var. squalida
 Information about  Malacothrix squalida  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (MASQ)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 20, 2014).

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