Malacothamnus aboriginum
Common Name: Indian Valley bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Synonyms:
Element Code: PDMAL0Q020
Full Name: Malacothamnus aboriginum (Rob.) Greene
USDA PLANTS Symbol: MAAB2

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Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 40
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    0 1 2 0 0 37
  • Population Status:
    Historic
    >20 yrs
    Recent
    <=20 yrs
    31 9
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    40 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Appears in abundance after fires. Threatened by grazing, vehicles, road maintenance. M. densiflorus specimens from SDG Co. have been confused with this species. See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(1):311 (1897) for original description.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2011-04-01
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 150 - 1700 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Fresno (FRE),  Kings (KNG),  Monterey (MNT),  San Benito (SBT),  Santa Clara (SCL),  San Mateo (SMT)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    The Dark Hole (292A) 35120H3,  Stockdale Mountain (293A) 35120H5,  Valleton (293B) 35120H6,  Wunpost (294A) 35120H7,  Bryson (295D) 35121G1,  Alcalde Hills (315B) 36120B4,  Curry Mountain (315C) 36120A4,  Priest Valley (316B) 36120B6,  Smith Mountain (316D) 36120A5,  Joaquin Rocks (338C) 36120C4,  Ciervo Mtn. (339A) 36120D5,  San Benito Mtn. (339C) 36120C6,  Santa Rita Peak (339D) 36120C5,  Rock Spring Peak (340B) 36120D8,  Lonoak (340C) 36120C8,  Hepsedam Peak (340D) 36120C7,  Topo Valley (341A) 36121D1,  North Chalone Peak (341B) 36121D2,  Pinalito Canyon (341D) 36121C1,  Soledad (342A) 36121D3,  Llanada (362C) 36120E8,  Panoche Pass (363A) 36121F1,  Cherry Peak (363B) 36121F2,  Bickmore Canyon (363C) 36121E2,  San Benito (363D) 36121E1,  Paicines (364A)? 36121F3,  Gonzales (364C) 36121E4,  Hollister (385C) 36121G4,  Tres Pinos (385D) 36121G3,  Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 37121B7,  Cupertino (428D) 37122C1,  Montara Mountain (448C) 37122E4
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1059
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website http://www.rareplants.cnps.org [accessed ].
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CA
35120H3=The Dark Hole (292A) 35120H3;35120H5=Stockdale Mountain (293A) 35120H5;35120H6=Valleton (293B) 35120H6;35120H7=Wunpost (294A) 35120H7;35121G1=Bryson (295D) 35121G1;36120B4=Alcalde Hills (315B) 36120B4;36120A4=Curry Mountain (315C) 36120A4;36120B6=Priest Valley (316B) 36120B6;36120A5=Smith Mountain (316D) 36120A5;36120C4=Joaquin Rocks (338C) 36120C4;36120D5=Ciervo Mtn. (339A) 36120D5;36120C6=San Benito Mtn. (339C) 36120C6;36120C5=Santa Rita Peak (339D) 36120C5;36120D8=Rock Spring Peak (340B) 36120D8;36120C8=Lonoak (340C) 36120C8;36120C7=Hepsedam Peak (340D) 36120C7;36121D1=Topo Valley (341A) 36121D1;36121D2=North Chalone Peak (341B) 36121D2;36121C1=Pinalito Canyon (341D) 36121C1;36121D3=Soledad (342A) 36121D3;36120E8=Llanada (362C) 36120E8;36121F1=Panoche Pass (363A) 36121F1;36121F2=Cherry Peak (363B) 36121F2;36121E2=Bickmore Canyon (363C) 36121E2;36121E1=San Benito (363D) 36121E1;36121F3=Paicines (364A)? 36121F3;36121E4=Gonzales (364C) 36121E4;36121G4=Hollister (385C) 36121G4;36121G3=Tres Pinos (385D) 36121G3;37121B7=Santa Teresa Hills (407A) 37121B7;37122C1=Cupertino (428D) 37122C1;37122E4=Montara Mountain (448C) 37122E4