Calflora
Taxon  Report   7566    
Sidalcea malviflora  (DC.) A. Gray  ssp. californica  (Torr. & A. Gray) C. L. Hitchc.
California checker mallow,  California checkerbloom
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.
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Bloom Period
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Sidalcea
Parent: Sidalcea malviflora

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Sidalcea malviflora var. californica
More information about  Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).