CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record malacothamnus_fasciculatus_var._nesioticus - Sat, Dec. 4, 2021, 21:09 ET b
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus
common nameSanta Cruz Island bush-mallow
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.1
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.1: Seriously endangered in California
state rank
S1      ranking system key
global rank
G4T1      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingEndangered  11/79
federal listingEndangered  07/31/97
where found
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Topographic quads (3):
Santa Cruz Island A (SCZA), Santa Cruz Island B (SCZB), Santa Cruz Island C (SCZC)
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Cruz Isl. (SCZ)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)/rocky
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range15 - 210 meters
Known from fewer than five small occurrences. Threatened by erosion and non-native plants. Occurrence near Christi Ranch fenced, and Central Valley occurrence appears inaccessible to feral pigs. Reintroduction work ongoing as of 1996. A synonym of M. fasciculatus in The Jepson Manual, but recent unpublished molecular taxonomic work demonstrates taxon is distinct.
full nameMalacothamnus fasciculatus (T. & G.) Greene var. nesioticus (Rob.) Kearn.
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Additional information:
standard acronym  MAFAN Element Code  PDMAL0Q061
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sat, Dec. 4, 2021 from

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