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Plant Details

Malva moschata

Musk Mallow, Rose Mallow

Scientific Name:

Malva moschata

Common Name:

Musk Mallow, Rose Mallow

Plant Family

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Native/Alien:

Not Native to US

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Habitat Description:

“Pastures, roadsides, barnyards” (Weakley 2015). Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

Native of Europe.

Young Leaves

These leaves are very unlike the leaves on the adult plant.

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Black Mountain
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Buds

Note the difference in the leaves now!

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Black Mountain, late Spring
© MB Baumeister

Blooming Plant

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Black Mountain, June 2002
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Blooms

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Black Mountain, June 2002
© MB Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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