Species: Musk Mallow (Malva moschata)

Family: Mallows (MALVACEAE)

Category: Flowering Plants

Location: NW

A. Flowering Plants

More extensive information on flowering plants can be found in a separate blog post.

B. Mallows (MALVACEAE)

The plants of the mallow family have downy or hairy stems with palmately lobed leaves, and often colourful 5-petalled flowers. Okra, cotton, cacao, and hibiscus are among its commercially important plants. The confection marshmallow is no longer made from the roots of the Marsh Mallow.

C. Musk Mallow (Malva moschata)

This native plant has purple stem hairs, and leaves deeply and narrowly cut. The rose-pink flowers appear in July.

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Musk Mallow

The Musk Mallow has purple stem hairs, and leaves deeply and narrowly cut. The rose-pink flowers appear in July.

Musk Mallow

The Musk Mallow has purple stem hairs, and leaves deeply and narrowly cut. The rose-pink flowers appear in July.

Musk Mallow

The Musk Mallow has purple stem hairs, and leaves deeply and narrowly cut. The rose-pink flowers appear in July.