Taxon  Report   5343    
Malacothrix stebbinsii  W. S. Davis & P. H. Raven
Stebbins' dandelion,  Stebbins' desertdandelion, Stebbins' malacothrix
Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2017 Fred Melgert / Carla Hoegen
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Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2017 Fred Melgert
Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2017 Fred Melgert
Malacothrix stebbinsii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Malacothrix stebbinsii
© 2012 Richard Spellenberg
Genus: Malacothrix
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malacothrix clevelandii var. stebbinsii
More information about  Malacothrix stebbinsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 23, 2019).