Taxon  Report   7566 
Sidalcea malviflora  (DC.) A. Gray  ssp. californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) C. L. Hitchc.
California checker mallow,  California checkerbloom
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica
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Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica
© 2015 Chris Jaster
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.

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Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica
Genus: Sidalcea
Parent Record Sidalcea malviflora
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Sidalcea malviflora var. californica
More information about  Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica
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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: Jun 22, 2018).

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