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alkali mallow
Malvella leprosa
Malvella leprosa
alkali mallow Mallow Family
Malvella leprosa Malvaceae
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English common name
  •alkali mallow
Spanish common name
  •malva amarilla
accepted scientific name
  •Malvella leprosa (Ortega) Krapov.
rules for finding collection records
  •Malvella leprosa (96)
  •Sida leprosa (1)
  •Sida hederacea (0)
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Image Author: ©2008 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is 0.8 to 1.2 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of November thru end of February
Native to much of the western United States, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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