San Clemente Island bushmallow and habitat

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Susie Tharratt/USFWS
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Public Domain
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San Clemente Island bushmallow (Malacothamnus clementinus) has stems that are woody only at the base and the plant can reach a height from 2.3 to 3.3 feet tall. Its leaves are 1 to 2 inches wide and bi-colored, with green upper surfaces covered in short fine hairs. The flowers have either pink or white and fading lavender petals.

Subject tags
Endangered and/or Threatened species