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Malvella leprosa
alkali mallow Mallow Family
Malvella leprosa Malvaceae
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common name
  alkali mallow
accepted scientific name
  Malvella leprosa (Ortega) Krapov.
rules for finding collection records
  Malvella leprosa (812)
  Sida hederacea (44)
  Sida leprosa (17)
family name
  Malvaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is .6 to .8 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 1st week of November
Invasive in CA. Native to much of the western United States, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile.

How Likely at this Location (29%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (63)
New Mexico Flora (4)
Tony Valois NPS (3)
Jay Sullivan (1)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
base map where plant found
mag select

Disturbed
Riparian
Salt Marsh
Wetland
Grassland
Sand
Desert
grid lines base