Patagonia Wildflowers
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malva del cerro
Sphaeralcea purpurata
Sphaeralcea purpurata
malva del cerro Mallow Family
Sphaeralcea purpurata Malvaceae
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Spanish common name
  •malva del cerro
accepted scientific name
  •Sphaeralcea purpurata (Lindl.) Krapov.
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  Sphaeralcea purpurata (14)
family name
  • Malvaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Alain de Trenqualye Howard
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.6 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 3rd week of September thru 3rd week of November

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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