Calflora
Taxon  Report   7569    
Sidalcea malviflora  (DC.) A. Gray  ssp. malviflora 
Checker mallow,  Dwarf checkerbloom
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora
© 2015 James Gonsman
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Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora
© 2017 James Gonsman
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora
© 2013 James Gonsman
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California.

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Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora
© 2015 Richard Chasey
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Sidalcea
Parent: Sidalcea malviflora
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Sidalcea malvaeflora ssp. malvaeflora
More information about  Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (SIMAM)

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 17, 2018).