Taxon  Report   7563    
Sidalcea malachroides  (Hook. & Arn.) A. Gray
Maple leaved checkerbloom,  Mapleleaf checkerbloom
Sidalcea malachroides
© 2016 Hayley Ross
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sidalcea malachroides
© 2016 Hayley Ross
Sidalcea malachroides
© 2001 Lindsay Herrera
Sidalcea malachroides, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, Oregon.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Sidalcea malachroides
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Sidalcea
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Sidalcea malachroides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).