CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record malacothamnus_palmeri_var._palmeri - Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 05:55 ET c
Malacothamnus palmeri var. palmeri
common nameSanta Lucia bush-mallow
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life form deciduous shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
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S2      ranking system key
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Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (11):
Atascadero (246B) 3512046, Morro Bay North (247A) 3512047, Cypress Mountain (270C) 3512058, Pebblestone Shut-in (271A) 3512161, Pico Creek (271C) 3512152, Cambria (271D) 3512151, Cosio Knob (318C)? 3612112, Lopez Point (320D) 3612115, Spreckels (365C)? 3612156, Monterey (366C)? 3612158, Seaside (366D)? 3612157
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Counties, states, regions:
Monterey (MNT)?, San Luis Obispo (SLO)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)(rocky)
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range60 - 360 meters
MNT Co. plants need confirmation. Threatened by alteration of fire regimes. A synonym of M. palmeri in TJM (1993). See Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 12:250 (1877) for original description and Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism 1(15): 208 (1906) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameMalacothamnus palmeri (Wats.) Greene var. palmeri
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Additional information:
standard acronym   Element Code  PDMAL0Q0B5
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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 Sun, Nov. 28, 2021 from

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