Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus •
malacothamnus fasciculatus var nesioticus

Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus

Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus NatureServe Explorer Species Reports — NatureServe Explorer is a source for authoritative conservation information on more than 50,000 plants, animals and ecological communtities of the U.S and Canada. NatureServe Explorer provides in-depth information on rare and endangered species, but includes common plants and animals too. NatureServe Explorer is a product of NatureServe in collaboration with the Natural Heritage Network.

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FWS Digital Media Library — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Digital Library is a searchable collection of selected images, historical artifacts, audio clips, publications, and video.Malacothamnus fasciculatus, with the common name chaparral mallow, is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family. It is found in far western North America.Flowers come out in summer and are arranged on an elongated cluster. A shrub can have of thousands of pale pink flowers with petals under a centimeter long. One variety of this species, var. nesioticus, is a rare plant endemic to Santa Cruz Island, one of the Channel Islands of California, where only about 120 individuals remain. a small soft-woody shrub in the mallow (Malvaceae) family. It grows up to 2 meters (6 feet) tall, with slender branches, palmate leaves, and rose-colored flowers. This endemic variety is

Detailed information
Full Name: Santa Cruz Island bush-mallow (Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Flowering Plants
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 07/31/1997 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Wherever found
  • States/US Territories in which the Santa Cruz Island bush-mallow, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: California
  • US Counties in which the Santa Cruz Island bush-mallow, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur: View All
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