Calflora
Taxon  Report   10964    
Malacothamnus fasciculatus  (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Greene  var. fasciculatus 
Chaparral bush mallow,  Mesa bush mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Malvastrum parishii
More information about  Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 19, 2019).