Taxon  Report   5353 
Malva nicaeensis  All.
Bull mallow
Malva nicaeensis
© 2008 Luigi Rignanese
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Malva nicaeensis
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Malva nicaeensis
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Malva nicaeensis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Malva nicaeensis
© 2008 Jorg Fleige
Genus: Malva
weed, characteristic of disturbed places
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Malva arvensis
More information about  Malva nicaeensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2018).

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