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Nuttall's Bush-mallow
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii
About Nuttall's Bush-mallow (Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii is one of four recognized varieties of this species. It grows primarily in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. For further details please refer to the main species listing for Malacothamnus fasciculatus.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type

6.6 - 2.3 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 4 likely * ) SHOW ALL
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Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Hummingbird Gardens, Bird Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 5.9" - 34.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.17" - 0.50", Coldest Month: 44.0" - 53.4", Hottest Month: 65.7" - 78.0", Humidity: 0.91" - 29.40", Elevation: 1" - 4882"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Nuttall's Bushmallow

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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