Calflora
Taxon  Report   5356 
Malvella leprosa  (Orteg) Krapov.
Alkali mallow
Malvella leprosa
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Malvella leprosa
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Malvella leprosa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Malvella leprosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Malvella leprosa
© 2010 Zoya Akulova
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malvella
Communities:
(many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Sida hederacea
PLANTS: Sida leprosa var. hederacea
PLANTS: Sida leprosa
More information about  Malvella leprosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (MALE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2017).

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