Carolina bristlemallow, Carolina Modiola
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
Marcus, Joseph A.
A low creeping perennial
with reddish-orange to purple-red flowers on slender stalks in leaf axils.
This widely distributed species, abundant in the South, is often a lawn weed. It has many branches, and roots at the nodes.
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, VA Native Distribution:
New Jersey and Pennsylvania south to Florida and west to Texas and Oklahoma; also in Oregon, California, and Arizona. Native Habitat:
Lawns, gardens, disturbed sites, and wet areas.