Taxon  Report   7729 
Sphaeralcea rusbyi  A. Gray  var. eremicola  (Jepson) Kearney
Rusby's desert mallow
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola, a dicot, is a perennial 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2010 James M. Andre
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
© 2008 Hartmut Wisch
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Parent Record Sphaeralcea rusbyi.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola
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TJM2: Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 31, 2015).

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