Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Malacothrix arachnoidea McGregor

ASTERACEAE Family selection - Aster family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

Taxon Page:

Name: Malacothrix arachnoidea McGregor Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 36: 605, fig. 2, 3. 1909
Rank: species
See: ► Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray var. arachnoidea (McGregor) E.W. Williams

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Cliff desertdandelion

Grown habit: Subshrub, Shrub
Duration: Perennial

= Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray var. arachnoidea (McGregor) E.W. Williams


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Malacothrix

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Malacothrix arachnoidea McGregor
Map for Malacothrix arachnoidea McGregor
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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1) Malacothrix blairii (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Munz & I.M. Johnst. [8]
2) Malacothrix californica DC. [89]
3) Malacothrix clevelandii A. Gray [94]
4) Malacothrix floccifera (DC.) S.F. Blake [80]
5) Malacothrix foliosa A. Gray ssp. philbrickii W.S. Davis [119]
6) Malacothrix incana (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray [81]
7) Malacothrix saxatilis (Nutt.) Torr. & A. Gray [92]
8) Malacothrix stebbinsii W.S. Davis & P.H. Raven [80]
9) Malaxis tenuis (S. Watson) Ames [122]
10) Malus baccata (L.) Borkh. f. gracilis Rehder [40]

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