Taxon  Report   7722 
Sphaeralcea ambigua  A. Gray  var. rugosa  (Kearney) Kearney
Apricot mallow,  Desert globemallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa
© 2005 James M. Andre
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Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa
© 2010 James M. Andre
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa
© 2014 Keir Morse
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa, 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 var. rugosa
© 2015 John Doyen
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Parent Record Sphaeralcea ambigua
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Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Sphaeralcea ambigua ssp. rugosa
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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: Jul 20, 2018).

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