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Miller, Holmes O.
Eremalche rotundifolia (A. Gray) Greene
Synonym(s): Malvastrum rotundifolium
USDA Symbol: erro8
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Flowers form purplish-pink or lilac globes, each open at top and have a deep reddish center, on short branches near the top of this erect, sparsely-leaved plant.
The pinkish, spherical corollas are distinctive and, when light passes through them, they resemble glowing lanterns.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
, NV Native Distribution:
Southeastern California, southern Nevada, and western Arizona. Native Habitat:
Desert washes and flats.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff