Calflora
Taxon  Report   4261    
Horsfordia alata  (S. Watson) A. Gray
Pink velvet mallow,  Pink velvetmallow
Horsfordia alata, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Horsfordia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sida alata
More information about  Horsfordia alata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (HOAL)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2019).