Calflora
Taxon  Report   5352    
Malva neglecta  Wallr.
Common mallow,  Dwarf mallow
Malva neglecta
© 2005 Brent Miller
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Malva neglecta
© 2008 Keir Morse
Malva neglecta
© 2008 Keir Morse
Malva neglecta, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Malva neglecta
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Malva
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Malva rotundifolia
More information about  Malva neglecta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (MANE)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 10, 2018).

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