Taxon  Report   4633    
Lavatera assurgentiflora  Kellogg  ssp. glabra  Philbrick
Southern island mallow
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
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Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra, 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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Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Malva assurgentiflora

More information about  Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 20, 2019).