Taxon  Report   5354 
Malva parviflora  L.
Cheeseweed mallow
Malva parviflora
© 2002 Tom Annese
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Malva parviflora
© 2008 Luigi Rignanese
Malva parviflora
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Malva parviflora, 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 parviflora
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Genus: Malva
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, agricultural weed
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Malva parviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

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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: Feb 24, 2018).

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