Pavonia lasiopetala

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Scientific Name Pavonia lasiopetala USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Rose Mallow, Rock Rose ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Malvaceae (Mallow) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Low, semi-woody shrub 1 to 3 feet tall; velvety, ovate leaves 1 to 2-1/2 inches long covered with short white hairs, coarsely toothed edges; solitary rose pink flowers 1 to 1/4-inch across open in the morning and gone by mid-afternoon. Descr. excerpt from “Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status

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