Taxon  Report   166 
Alcea rosea  L.
holly hock, hollyhock
Alcea rosea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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Bloom Period
Community: escaped cultivar
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Alcea
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Alcea ficifolia
PLANTS: Althaea rosea
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ALRO3)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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