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Malacothamnus marrubioides

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Species Name: Malacothamnus marrubioides
Common Name: Bush Mallow

Good on dry slopes to aid in erosion control. Nice flowering. Forage source for the West Coast Lady and Western Checkered Skipper.

Plant Family: Malvaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-6' H x 3-6' W
Growth Habit:
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate:
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference:
Water Requirements:
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Pink
Endangered?:
Distribution:
Natural Habitat:

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