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Davidson's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus davidsonii)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 134536
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Davidson's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus davidsonii) located in the wild?

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Davidson's Bushmallow can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Davidson's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus davidsonii)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 1 accessions of Malacothamnus davidsonii in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 929 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Malacothamnus davidsonii from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass 15 maternal plants

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Taxon Malacothamnus davidsonii
Authority (B.L. Robins.) Greene
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 11305
ITIS 21825
Duration Perennial
Common Names Davidson Bush Mallow
Associated Scientific Names Malacothamnus davidsonii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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