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Sphaeralcea parvifolia (Small-leaf globe-mallow)
Anderson, Beth

Sphaeralcea parvifolia

Sphaeralcea parvifolia A. Nelson

Small-leaf globe-mallow, Smallflower globemallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: sppa2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Small-leaf globe-mallow is a 2-3 ft., several-stemmed perennial with whitish-gray foliage and orange-red, five-petaled flowers in many-flowered clusters. The leaves are thick, round and shallowly three-lobed.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AZ , CO , NM , NV , UT
Native Distribution: W. CO to NM, AZ & Inyo Co., CA
Native Habitat: Dry mesas and slopes; 4000-7000 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Propagation

Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Sphaeralcea parvifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sphaeralcea parvifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sphaeralcea parvifolia

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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