Taxon  Report   4633    
Lavatera assurgentiflora  Kellogg  ssp. glabra  Philbrick
Southern island mallow
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Malva assurgentiflora

More information about  Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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: Jun 16, 2019).