Calflora
Taxon  Report   7719 
Sphaeralcea ambigua  A. Gray
Apricot mallow,  Desert globemallow, Desert mallow, Deserthollyhock
Sphaeralcea ambigua
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
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Sphaeralcea ambigua
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Sphaeralcea ambigua
© Corsi 2009 California Academy of Sciences
Sphaeralcea ambigua, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sphaeralcea ambigua
© 1998 Larry Blakely
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Sphaeralcea ambigua
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 24, 2017).

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