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Distribution by County   5342    
Malacothrix squalida  Greene
Island malacothrix,   Santa cruz desertdandelion
Malacothrix squalida is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
Federal status: Endangered.
Record Count by County

Santa Barbara: 7 Ventura: 7

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]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 10/01/2023).