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Sphaeralcea ambigua  A. Gray  var. ambigua 
Apricot mallow,   Mountain apricot mallow
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Parent: Sphaeralcea ambigua
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Family: Malvaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFSphaeralcea ambigua ssp. ambigua
JEFSphaeralcea ambigua ssp. monticola
JEFSphaeralcea ambigua var. aculeata
JEFSphaeralcea ambigua var. monticola
JM93Sphaeralcea parvifolia
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/18/2022).