Species Details

Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis

Santa Catalina Island bush-mallow

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© 2019 Keir Morse
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© 2019 Keir Morse
Scientific Name:
Malacothamnus fasciculatus (Nutt. ex. Torr. & A. Gray) Greene var. catalinensis (Eastw.) Kearney
Common Name:
Santa Catalina Island bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0Q062
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial deciduous shrub
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
10 - 320 meters
35 - 1050 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threatened by fire suppression. Possibly threatened by feral herbivores. Treated as an island-endemic in TJM 2; earlier treatments also placed it on the mainland. See Leaflets of Western Botany 1(18):215-216 (1936) for original description and 6(6):138 (1959) 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)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Santa Catalina East (3311833), Santa Catalina North (3311844), Santa Catalina South (3311834), Santa Catalina West (3311845)
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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