Taxon  Report   5328    
Malacothrix floccifera  (DC.) S. F. Blake
Woolly dandelion,  Woolly desertdandelion, Woolly malacothrix
Malacothrix floccifera, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Malacothrix
Serpentine affinity: 2.1; (weak indicator)

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malacothrix obtusa
PLANTS: Malacothrix parviflora
PLANTS: Malacothrix senecioides
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More information about  Malacothrix floccifera
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).