OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Alcea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alcea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 122-02-001:
Althaea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Hollyhock


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (11/30/12):
Alcea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Alcea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 122-02-001:
Althaea rosea   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

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Forb
Biennial/Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia

Habitat: Roadsides, dumps, frequently cultivated, less commonly escaped or persistent, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Red/White/Pink
5-lobed calyx
5 petals (occasionally more)
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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