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Sidalcea asprella ssp. nana

Sidalcea asprella Greene ssp. nana (Jeps.) S.R. Hill

Dwarf Checkerbloom, Dwarf Harsh Checkerbloom, Dwarf Sierran Checker Mallow, Dwarf Sierran Checkerbloom

Malvaceae (Mallow family)

Synonym(s): Sidalcea malviflora ssp. nana, Sidalcea reptans var. nana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


Native Habitat: Open woodlands, grassy margins, yellow pine-Douglas fir forests, usually on serpentine.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) 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 Sidalcea asprella ssp. nana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sidalcea asprella ssp. nana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sidalcea asprella ssp. nana


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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