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Abbott's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus abbottii)

  • Global Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 153916
  • Lifeform: Shrub, Subshrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 01/17/2019

Where is Abbott's Bushmallow (Malacothamnus abbottii) located in the wild?

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Abbott's Bushmallow can be found in California

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Conservation Actions

  • 01/01/2010

rediscovered, Salinas Vallye, Monterrey Co, 1990; 5 inidivudals known, 1 population extinct in California

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Taxon Malacothamnus abbottii
Authority (Eastw.) Kearney
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 2780
ITIS 21822
Duration Perennial
Common Names Abbott's Bush-mallow | Abbot's bushmallow
Associated Scientific Names Malacothamnus abbottii | Malvastrum abbottii
State Rank
State State Rank
California S1
Ecological Relationships

Common Name Name in Text Association Type Source InteractionID
Mining bees Andrena auricuma Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Augochlorella pomoniella Not Specified Link
Sweat bees Lasioglossum mellipes Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Megaghile brevis onubrychia Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia bruneri Not Specified Link
Leaf-cutting bees Osmia calla Not Specified Link
Checkered beetles Trichodes ornatus Not Specified Link
Bark beetles Cucurlionidae Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella atrata albosuturalis Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella grandis Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Mordella hubbsi Not Specified Link
Flower beetles Eschatocrepis constrictus Not Specified Link
Plant bugs Closterocoris amoenus Not Specified Link

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