Taxon  Report   5334    
Malacothrix saxatilis  (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray
Cliff aster,  Cliff desertdandelion
Malacothrix saxatilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Habitat: coastal, slopes, ridges

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Malacothrix saxatilis
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: Jan 22, 2020).