Patagonia Wildflowers
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blunt-leaved Chilean mallow
Sphaeralcea obtusiloba
Sphaeralcea obtusiloba
blunt-leaved Chilean mallow Mallow Family
Sphaeralcea obtusiloba Malvaceae
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English common name
  •blunt-leaved Chilean mallow
Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Sphaeralcea obtusiloba G. Don
rules for finding collection records
  •Sphaeralcea obtusiloba (71)
family name
  • Malvaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers, Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of June thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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