Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3278

Forb
Annual, winter annual, or rarely a short-lived perennial

Non-native: Europe

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon in NC, rare in GA

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pale pink or purplish (rarely white)
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

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (6/30/18):
Malva neglecta   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malva neglecta   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 122-01-002:
Malva neglecta   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Common Mallow, Cheeses


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