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Abutilon parvulum (Dwarf indian mallow)
Cliffe, Harry

Abutilon parvulum

Abutilon parvulum A. Gray

Dwarf Indian Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)


USDA Symbol: ABPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov


USA: AZ , CA , CO , NM , NV , TX , UT

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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