Taxon  Report   10966 
Malva arborea  (L.) Webb & Berthel.
Tree mallow
Malva arborea
© 2015 John Doyen
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Malva arborea
© 2004 Tom Annese
Malva arborea
© 2013 Zoya Akulova
Malva arborea, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Malva arborea
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Malva
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lavatera arborea
ICPN: Malva dendromorpha
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jul 18, 2018).

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