Taxon  Report   7723    
Sphaeralcea angustifolia  (Cav.) G. Don
Copper globemallow,  Narrow leaved desert mallow
Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2006 James M. Andre
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Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2014 Keir Morse
Sphaeralcea angustifolia, a dicot, is a shrub (stem succulent) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Sphaeralcea angustifolia
© 2005 Gene Wagner, RPh.
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Phymosia cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia ssp. cuspidata
PLANTS: Sphaeralcea angustifolia ssp. lobata
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 21, 2019).