Sphaeralcea angustifolia

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Scientific Name Sphaeralcea angustifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Narrow-leaf Globemallow ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Malvaceae (Mallow) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Erect, stout, hairy perennial 1 to 6 feet tall, few to numerous stems mostly unbranched; thick, narrow leaves 1-1/2 to 4 inches, alternate, long-stalked, edges with rounded teeth; single or clustered flowers 1-1/2 inch across, 5 petals, cupped, orange to pink to lavender, stamens united in center around the stigma, typical of many of the Mallow family. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi. Texas Status

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