Calflora
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
Family: MALVACEAE  
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:
PLANTS: Sida hederacea
PLANTS: Sida leprosa var. hederacea
PLANTS: Sida leprosa
More information about  Malvella leprosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MALE3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2019).