Vernal Pool Checkerbloom

Sidalcea calycosa ssp. c.

Malvaceae Family (Mallow)

 

Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Calyx sparsely hairy. Petals pale pink.
     
  • Compare with Sidalcea hirsuta which has dense stellate hairs on the calyx and has dark pink petals. 

Habitat(s)

  • Vernal pool margins and swales.

Additional Information

 

 

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