Taxon  Report   5308    
Malacothamnus densiflorus  (S. Watson) Greene
Many-flowered bush mallow
Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
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Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus densiflorus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Malacothamnus densiflorus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Genus: Malacothamnus
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malvastrum densiflorum var. viscidum
ICPN + PLANTS: Malvastrum densiflorum
ICPN + PLANTS: Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus
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More information about  Malacothamnus densiflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 19, 2019).