Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales
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Common Mallow, Cheeses
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Annual, winter annual, or rarely a short-lived perennial
Habitat: Pastures, roadsides, barnyards, per Weakley's Flora
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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
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p360
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p092
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p096