Featuring California vascular plant data from the Consortium of California Herbaria and other sources
Accession Label Details

 UCJEPS is the home institution for this record

 Records are made available under the CCH Data Use Terms.
 General citation for data retrieved from this page:
    Biodiversity data provided by the participants of the Consortium of California Herbaria (Accessed through CCH1 Data Portal,, 12 August 2022.

CCH1 Specimen Number  ?   JEPS85791   (barcode number)  image_link (to be added soon)
Original Accession No.  ?   JEPS85791
Determination  ?   Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata 
ICPN Name Status   JFP Rank 1, accepted name for taxon native to CA  link to ICPN 
eFlora Accepted Name  ?   Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata    link to Jepson eFlora 
Determination (verbatim)  ?   Malacothrix saxatilis var. commutata 
Nativity NATIVE 
Endemicity Endemic to California 
eFlora Habit perennial herb subshrub 
Collector & Number  ?   Roy E. Buck  1316
Formatted Date (MM DD YYYY) ?  June 15 1989 
Elevation (corrected)  ?   228 meters (750 feet) 
County (verbatim)  ?   Monterey 
Locality  ?   Santa Lucia Mountains. Arroyo Seco canyon. Steep SE-facing slope ca 100 ft above canyon bottom and Arroyo Seco Rd. ca 1.1 air km NW of Arroyo Seco and Piney ( = Paloma) Creek, 18 air km WSW of Greenfield.  
Habitat  ?   On dry, exposed slope with few scattered shrubs and sparse herbaceous vegetation. Scree derived from shale, with little soil development. 
Associates  ?   Eriogonum fasciculatum Benth.; Artemisia californica Less.; Avena L.; Amsinckia Lehm.; Salvia columbariae Benth. 
Morphology Notes  ?   Rays white, abaxial surface of outer rays pink. 
CCH2 Phenological Traits  ?   REPRODUCTIVE 
Date Last Modified  ?   2018-07-09 10:34:51 
To comment on CCH1 data revisions, please e-mail Jason Alexander   ( 
To comment on the original data for this record as shown below:  Click on the Comments Tab in CCH2 
CCH2 Verbatim Data         
  Copyright © 2022 Regents of the University of California — Updated May 02, 2022