Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus
Common Name: Carmel Valley bush-mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Element Code: PDMAL0Q0B1
Full Name: Malacothamnus palmeri (Wats.) Greene var. involucratus (Rob.) Kearn.

1992 Dean Wm. Taylor
Biology Glossary
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from CDFW
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 25
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    3 3 2 0 0 17
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    22 3
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Presumed Extirpated
    25 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Threatened by development in MNT Co. A synonym of M. palmeri in TJM (1993). See Synoptical Flora of North America 1(1):310 (1897) for original description and Leaflets of Western Botany 6(6):121 (1951) for revised nomenclature.
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  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2014-09-08
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 30 - 1100 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • Other States:
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Monterey (MNT),  San Luis Obispo (SLO)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Atascadero (246B) 3512046,  Cypress Mountain (270C) 3512058,  Pebblestone Shut-in (271A) 3512161,  Hames Valley (294B) 3512088,  Williams Hill (295A) 3512181,  Jolon (295B) 3512182,  Cosio Knob (318C) 3612112,  Espinosa Canyon (318D) 3612111,  Rana Creek (343A) 3612145,  Spreckels (365C) 3612156,  Monterey (366C) 3612158,  Seaside (366D) 3612157
  • 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. This data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1070
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
California Native Plant Society, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants of California (online edition, v8-03). Website [accessed ].

3512046=Atascadero (246B) 3512046;3512058=Cypress Mountain (270C) 3512058;3512161=Pebblestone Shut-in (271A) 3512161;3512088=Hames Valley (294B) 3512088;3512181=Williams Hill (295A) 3512181;3512182=Jolon (295B) 3512182;3612112=Cosio Knob (318C) 3612112;3612111=Espinosa Canyon (318D) 3612111;3612145=Rana Creek (343A) 3612145;3612156=Spreckels (365C) 3612156;3612158=Monterey (366C) 3612158;3612157=Seaside (366D) 3612157