Species Details

Malacothamnus abbottii

Abbott's bush-mallow

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© 2018 Keir Morse
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© 2018 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Malacothamnus abbottii (Eastw.) Kearn.
Common Name:
Abbott's bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0Q010
USDA Plants Symbol: MAAB
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Oct
Elevation:
135 - 490 meters
445 - 1610 feet
General Habitat:
  • Riparian scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Rediscovered in 1990 by D. Mitchell near Sargent Creek; now known from eleven small occurrences. Threatened by housing development, grazing, energy development, and road construction. See Leaflets of Western Botany 1:215 (1936) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 13
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 2 5 3 0 3
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 4
Presence:
Presumed Extant 13
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Monterey (MNT)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Bryson (3512171), Hames Valley (3512088), Wunpost (3512087)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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