Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3277

Forb
Annual? Biennial? Perennial?

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Rare

Look for it in pastures, roadsides, barnyards , per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Purplish-pink with darker veins
5 sepals united at base
5 petals united at base
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Malva sylvestris   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malva sylvestris   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 122-01-001:
Malva sylvestris   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Malva sylvestris

 

COMMON NAME:
High Mallow, Common Mallow, Cheeses


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image of Malva sylvestris, High Mallow, Common Mallow, Cheeses

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_masy_001_lvd