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Arcuate Bushmallow (Malacothamnus arcuatus)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • State: CA
  • Nature Serve ID: 135692
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Shrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/15/2020

Where is Arcuate Bushmallow (Malacothamnus arcuatus) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Arcuate Bushmallow can be found in California

Which CPC Partners conserve Arcuate Bushmallow (Malacothamnus arcuatus)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

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 arcuatus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 2696 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

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Taxon Malacothamnus arcuatus
Family Malvaceae
CPC Number 46375
Duration Perennial
Common Names
Associated Scientific Names
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Ecological Relationships


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