Taxon  Report   7723 
Sphaeralcea angustifolia  (Cav.) G. Don
Copper globemallow,  Narrow leaved desert mallow
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
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Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Sphaeralcea angustifolia, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2006 James M. Andre
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Phymosia cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia ssp. cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia ssp. lobata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia var. cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia var. lobata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia var. oblongifolia
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea emoryi ssp. nevadensis
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea emoryi var. nevadensis
More information about  Sphaeralcea angustifolia
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 14, 2016).

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