Taxon  Report   9241    
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia  (Hook. & Arn.) Rydb.
Gooseberryleaf globemallow
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
© 2015 Ron Wolf
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
© 2010 Mary Winter
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
© 2010 Bill Harnach
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
© 2006 James M. Andre
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia var. grossulariifolia
ICPN + CNPS: Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia ssp. grossulariifolia
More information about  Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).