Taxon  Report   5316    
Malacothamnus jonesii  (Munz) Kearney
Jones's bush mallow
Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
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Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Malacothamnus jonesii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Malacothamnus jonesii
© 2017 Keir Morse
Genus: Malacothamnus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Malacothamnus gracilis
PLANTS: Malvastrum gracile
PLANTS: Malvastrum jonesii
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More information about  Malacothamnus jonesii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).