Mallow – Common

Malva (Malvaceae)

Family Mallow (Malvaceae)
Bloom Summer, fall
Habitat Fields, meadows, roadsides, farm yards
Status Non-Native
Cycle Annual, Biennial, Perennial
Height Up to 3′ – extends along the ground
Flower Flowers are white to pink, 5-parted, 1/2″ – 1″ wide, petals 2 times as long as sepals, 3 bracts below.
Leaf Leaves are long-stalked, round to kidney-shaped with 5-9 shallow lobes, rounded teeth, mostly a with heart-shaped base.
Notes Often found near farm yards.

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