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Malacothamnus clementinus (San clemente island bushmallow)
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Malacothamnus clementinus

Malacothamnus clementinus (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Kearney

San Clemente Island bushmallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s): Malvastrum clementinum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr
Bloom Notes: Petals white fading to lavender.



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1YR
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CA)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA


Bibref 7 - Jepson Manual: Higher Plants of California (1993) Hickman, J.C. (ed.)

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Malacothamnus clementinus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Malacothamnus clementinus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Malacothamnus clementinus


Record Modified: 2011-08-30
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