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Gray bushmallow
Malacothamnus aboriginum
Gray bushmallow Mallow Family
Malacothamnus aboriginum Malvaceae
common names
  Gray bushmallow
  Indian Valley bushmallow
accepted scientific name
  Malacothamnus aboriginum (B.L. Rob.) Greene
rules for finding collection records
  Malacothamnus aboriginum (114)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Keir Morse
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of February thru 1st week of November

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (91)
Michael Charters (3)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
SEINet (1)
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