Calflora
Taxon  Report   4632    
Lavatera assurgentiflora  Kellogg  ssp. assurgentiflora 
Island mallow
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
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Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora
© 2014 Ron Vanderhoff
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora
© 2018 Ron Vanderhoff
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Malva assurgentiflora

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Saviniona dendroidea
More information about  Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. 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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LAASA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 15, 2019).