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Bastardia viscosa (Viscid mallow)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Bastardia viscosa

Bastardia viscosa (L.) Kunth

Viscid Mallow, Bastardia

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)


USDA Symbol: BAVI4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Axillary
Flower: Petals 5
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec




Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-07-11
Research By: TWC Staff

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