Species Details

Iliamna latibracteata

California globe mallow

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Photo of Iliamna latibracteata
©2013 Scot Loring
Photo of Iliamna latibracteata
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Photo of Iliamna latibracteata
© 2021 Scot Loring
Scientific Name:
Iliamna latibracteata Wiggins
Common Name:
California globe mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0K040
USDA Plants Symbol: ILLA2
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G2G3
State Rank:
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; USFS_S
CRPR Changes:
changed from 4 to 1B on 2004-12-15
Add Date: 1974-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
60 - 2000 meters
195 - 6560 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (montane)
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
  • North Coast coniferous forest (mesic)
  • Riparian scrub (streambanks)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Burned areas (often)
Endangered in OR.

Possibly threatened by fire suppression and grazing.

Total Occurrences: 42
Element Occurrence Ranks:
2 8 6 1 0 25
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 9
Recent <=20 Years 33
Presumed Extant 42
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA), Oregon (OR)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Del Norte (DNT), Humboldt (HUM), Trinity (TRI)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Takilma (4212315), Blake Mountain (4012355), Blue Lake (4012388), Board Camp Mtn. (4012366), Denny (4012384), Fern Canyon (4112441), Forest Glen (4012333), French Camp Ridge (4112327), Grouse Mtn. (4012376), Hopkins Butte (4112325), Korbel (4012378), Lord-ellis Summit (4012387), Mad River Buttes (4012367), Maple Creek (4012377), Orick (4112431), Polar Bear Mtn. (4112385), Salyer (4012385), Sims Mountain (4012365), Sportshaven (4012344), Tish Tang Point (4112315), Willow Creek (4012386)
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.


Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
CNPS Status Review: Proposed Change from California Rare Plant Rank 4 to 1B
Original Description: Contributions from the Dudley Herbarium 1:255 (1936)
Species Account: Iliamna latibracteata profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)