Calflora
Taxon  Report   5310    
Malacothamnus fasciculatus  (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Chaparral bush mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2018 Keir Morse
Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Malacothamnus fasciculatus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Malacothamnus fasciculatus
© 2018 Keir Morse
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Malacothamnus arcuatus
PLANTS: Malvastrum nesioticum var. nuttallii
PLANTS: Malvastrum mendocinense
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More information about  Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFA)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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