Calflora
Taxon  Report   8813    
Malacothrix foliosa  A. Gray  ssp. foliosa 
Leafy desertdandelion
Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Malacothrix foliosa
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Malacothrix
Parent: Malacothrix foliosa
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Malacothrix foliosa
More information about  Malacothrix foliosa ssp. foliosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MAFOF)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2019).