CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18jan 1-22-18
Status: record malacothamnus_arcuatus - Sun, Feb. 25, 2018 20:20 ET c
Malacothamnus arcuatus
common namearcuate bush-mallow
CalPhotos image
No image is currently registered in our database. Users can help us by checking CalPhotos for recent additions, and then contacting us if any are found.
life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.2
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2Q      ranking system key
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (19):
Pacheco Pass (404C) 3712112, Pacheco Peak (405D) 3712113, Morgan Hill (406B) 3712126, Mount Madonna (406C) 3712116, Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 3712127, Los Gatos (407B) 3712128, Laurel (407C) 3712118, Loma Prieta (407D) 3712117, Big Basin (408B) 3712222, Calaveras Reservoir (427A) 3712147, Milpitas (427B) 3712148, Palo Alto (428B) 3712242, Mindego Hill (428C) 3712232, Cupertino (428D) 3712231, Woodside (429A) 3712243, La Honda (429D) 3712233, San Francisco South (448B) 3712264, Montara Mountain (448C) 3712254, San Mateo (448D) 3712253
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Santa Clara (SCL), Santa Cruz (SCR), San Mateo (SMT)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Cismontane woodland (CmWld)
blooming period Apr-Sep  
elevation range15 - 355 meters
Threatened by alteration of fire regimes. A synonym of M. fasciculatus in The Jepson Manual. See Manual of the Botany of the Region of San Francisco Bay, p. 66 (1894) by E. Greene for original description, Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism 1:208 (1906) for revised nomenclature, and Leaflets of Western Botany 6(6):132-133 (1951) for taxonomic treatment.
full nameMalacothamnus arcuatus (Greene) Greene
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MAAR Element Code  PDMAL0Q0E0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
Google search
search Google CNPS website    search Google entire web

Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18jan). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Sun, Feb. 25, 2018 from

pick and add to Plant Pressexplain the meaning of the fieldsCNPS.ORGQuestions and CommentsHOMELOGIN (you are guest anonymous)   Web Oriented Database Home