Taxon  Report   5339    
Malacothrix saxatilis  (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray  var. tenuifolia  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Cliff desertdandelion,  Short leaved cliff aster
Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF: Leucoseris tenuifolia
JEF + PLANTS: Malacothrix altissima
JEF + PLANTS: Malacothrix saxatilis var. altissima
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More information about  Malacothrix saxatilis var. tenuifolia
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: Jun 02, 2020).