Calflora
Taxon  Report   5344    
Malacothrix torreyi  A. Gray
Torrey's desertdandelion,  Torrey's malacothrix
Malacothrix torreyi
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Malacothrix torreyi, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Malacothrix torreyi
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Malacothrix
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malacothrix sonchoides var. torreyi
More information about  Malacothrix torreyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MATO2)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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