Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray var. arachnoidea (E. A. McGregor) E. W. Williams
Carmel valley cliff aster, Cliff desertdandelion
Donald Myrick 1999 California Academy of Sciences Beatrice F. Howitt1999 California Academy of Sciences
Malacothrix saxatilis var. arachnoidea, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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