Malacothamnus fremontii , Fremont's Bush Mallow grows in the hills of the coast ranges and the Sierra Nevada from about Modesto, Stockon to Sacramento. Flowers are pink on very fuzzy foliage. Spreads by suckers and is useful for that bank in the driveway that you cut too steep and can't stablize with 'normal' plants.
(Syn. Malvastrum fremontii, Sphaeralcea Fremontii)
Malacothamnus fremontii tolerates sand and clay.
Foliage of Malacothamnus fremontii has color gray and is evergreen.
Flower of Malacothamnus fremontii has color pink.
Communities for Malacothamnus fremontii:Chaparral, Northern Oak Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.