Species Details

Malacothamnus helleri

Heller's bush-mallow

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Photo of Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Photo of Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Photo of Malacothamnus helleri
© 2017 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Malacothamnus helleri (Eastw.) Kearn.
Common Name:
Heller's bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0Q0G0
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 3.3
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2Q
State Rank:
S2
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 4.3 to 3.3 on 2014-12-15
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-05-26
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: May-Jul
Elevation:
305 - 635 meters
1000 - 2085 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (sandstone)
  • Riparian woodland (gravel)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Previously CRPR 4.3; move to CRPR 1B? Location, rarity, and taxonomic information needed. A synonym of M. fremontii in TJM (1993) and TJM 2. See Leaflets of Western Botany 1(18):217-218 (1936) for original description and 6(6):124-125 (1951) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Lake (LAK), Napa (NAP), Yolo (YOL)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Benmore Canyon (3912215), Brooks (3812262), Esparto (3812261), Guinda (3812272), Jericho Valley (3812274), Knoxville (3812273), Lake Berryessa (3812252), Lodoga (3912234), Lower Lake (3812285), Rumsey (3812282), Walter Springs (3812263), Wilbur Springs (3912214), Winters (3812158)
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
Counties   Quads