Taxon  Report   5326    
Malacothrix clevelandii  A. Gray
Cleveland's dandelion,  Cleveland's desertdandelion, Cleveland's malacothrix
Malacothrix clevelandii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Malacothrix
Serpentine affinity: 3; (strong indicator)

Habitat: disturbed, coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Strand

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Crepis geisseana
JEF: Malacothrix senecioides
More information about  Malacothrix clevelandii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Sep 22, 2019).