Taxon  Report   8814    
Malacothrix foliosa  A. Gray  ssp. philbrickii  W. S. Davis
Philbrick's desertdandelion
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Malacothrix foliosa ssp. philbrickii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Genus: Malacothrix
Parent: Malacothrix foliosa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Malacothrix foliosa ssp. philbrickii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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 22, 2019).