Taxon  Report   3050    
Eremalche rotundifolia  (A. Gray) Greene
Desert five spot,  Desert fivespot
Eremalche rotundifolia
© 1998 Larry Blakely
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Eremalche rotundifolia
© 2016 James Gonsman
Eremalche rotundifolia
© 2016 Michael Mifkovic
Eremalche rotundifolia, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eremalche rotundifolia
© 2016 Annie Raish
Genus: Eremalche
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malvastrum rotundifolium
More information about  Eremalche rotundifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 24, 2019).