Taxon  Report   4631    
Lavatera assurgentiflora  Kellogg
Island mallow,  Malva rosa
Lavatera assurgentiflora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lavatera assurgentiflora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Lavatera assurgentiflora
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
Lavatera assurgentiflora, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lavatera assurgentiflora
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Genus: Lavatera
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Malva assurgentiflora

More information about  Lavatera assurgentiflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

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 18, 2019).