Alkali Checkerbloom

Sidalcea hirsuta

Malvaceae Family (Mallow)


Distinguishing Characteristics

  • Dense, stellate hairs on the calyx. Bright pink petals.
  • Compare with Sidalcea calycosa which has pale pink petals and a combination of long and short hairs on the calyx.


  • Mesic grassland.

Additional Information



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