Sphaeralcea angustifolia

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Scientific Name Sphaeralcea angustifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
SPAN3
Common Name Narrow-leaf Globemallow ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
21915
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
Native

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