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Sphaeralcea parvifolia A. Nels.
Small-leaf globe-mallow, Smallflower globemallow
USDA Symbol: sppa2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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 CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Orange
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
AZ , CO , NM , NV , UT Native Distribution:
W. CO to NM, AZ & Inyo Co., CA Native Habitat:
Dry mesas and slopes; 4000-7000 ft. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
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