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Sphaeralcea munroana (Dougl. ex Lindl.) Spach ex Gray
Munro's globemallow, White-stem globe-mallow
USDA Symbol: spmu2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This is a 2-3 ft., perennial sub-shrub with bright-green foliage on slender stems & numerous bright-pink to deep-apricot, five-petaled flowers in leafy spikes. The foliage is thin, round and toothed.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Leaf:
Dark Green Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink , Orange
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY Canada: BC Native Distribution:
E. of the Cascades from s. B.C. to OR & Placer Co., CA, e. to MT, WY & w. CO Native Habitat:
Dry plains; mountain slopes; sandy washes USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Dry, rocky soils.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff