Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


912

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

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

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full sun

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White/Pink/Lavender
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
Capsule

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Malva moschata   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malva moschata   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 122-01-003:
Malva moschata   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Marsh Mallow, Musk Mallow, Rose Mallow