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Malacothamnus mendocinensis  (Eastw.) Kearney
Mendocino bush mallow
Malacothamnus mendocinensis is a shrub that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1A (presumed extinct).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(3 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Genus: Malacothamnus
Family: Malvaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

Alternate Names:
KMMalvastrum mendocinense
Information about  Malacothamnus mendocinensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 12/05/2022).