Taxon  Report   7729    
Sphaeralcea rusbyi  A. Gray  var. eremicola  (Jeps.) Kearney
Rusby's desert mallow
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola, a dicot, is a perennial herb 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
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Genus: Sphaeralcea
Parent: Sphaeralcea rusbyi
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola

Alternate Names:
JEF: Sphaeralcea rusbyi ssp. eremicola
More information about  Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola
Nursery 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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 20, 2020).