Taxon  Report   5356    
Malvella leprosa  (Ortega) Krapov.
Alkali mallow
Malvella leprosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Malvella
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Sida leprosa var. hederacea
PLANTS: Sida hederacea
PLANTS: Sida leprosa
More information about  Malvella leprosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Oct 13, 2019).