Page author: David Giblin
Malva pusilla
low mallow

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, also in the eastern half of North America.

Habitat: Roadsides, fields, ditches, wastelots, and other disturbed open areas.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Malva pusilla Sm.
Publication: English Botany 4: pl. 241. 1795.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Malva pusilla in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Malva pusilla checklist entry

OregonFlora: Malva pusilla information

E-Flora BC: Malva pusilla atlas page

CalPhotos: Malva pusilla photos

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