Taxon  Report   5322    
Malacothamnus palmeri  (S. Watson) Greene  var. lucianus  Kearney
Arroyo seco bush mallow
Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Search
(39 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Habitat: meadows

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Malacothamnus palmeri

More information about  Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus
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: Feb 22, 2020).