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. 


  • Vernal pool margins and swales.

Additional Information



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