Taxon  Report   7549    
Sidalcea calycosa  M. E. Jones
Annual checkerbloom,  Checker mallow, Pt. reyes sidalcea
Sidalcea calycosa
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sidalcea calycosa
© 1993 Doreen L. Smith
Sidalcea calycosa
© Corsi 2016 California Academy of Sciences
Sidalcea calycosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Sidalcea calycosa
© 2009 Ron Wolf
Genus: Sidalcea
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland, Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Sidalcea calycosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 20, 2019).