Species Details

Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus

Carmel Valley bush-mallow

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© 2017 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Malacothamnus palmeri (Wats.) Greene var. involucratus (Rob.) Kearn.
Common Name:
Carmel Valley bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0Q0B1
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Apr-Oct
Elevation:
30 - 1100 meters
100 - 3610 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by development in MNT Co. A synonym of M. palmeri in TJM (1993). See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(1):310 (1897) for original description and Leaflets of Western Botany 6(6):121 (1951) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 25
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
3 3 2 0 0 17
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 23
Recent <=20 Years 2
Presence:
Presumed Extant 25
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)
Cosio Knob (3612112), Espinosa Canyon (3612111), Hames Valley (3512088), Jolon (3512182), Monterey (3612158), Rana Creek (3612145), Seaside (3612157), Spreckels (3612156), Williams Hill (3512181)
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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