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Sphaeralcea laxa
caliche globemallow Mallow Family
Sphaeralcea laxa Malvaceae
common name
  caliche globemallow
accepted scientific name
  Sphaeralcea laxa Wooton & Standl.
rules for finding collection records
  Sphaeralcea laxa (443)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Russ Kleinman & Deming Gustafson, Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences and the Dale A. Zimmerman Herbarium
Image License: They are free for you to use as you wish.
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.9 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of February thru end of November

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Photos
Gila Wilderness (8)
New Mexico Flora (3)
Cal Photos (4)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
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