Calflora
Taxon  Report   10098    
Malacothamnus foliosus  (S. Watson) Kearney
Monarch bushmallow
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Malacothamnus foliosus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malacothamnus
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malacothamnus paniculatus
More information about  Malacothamnus foliosus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).