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Malva pseudolavatera
Malva pseudolavatera
Photographer: Tom Annese

ID: 0000 0000 0402 0355 (2002-04-27)

Copyright © 2002 Tom Annese

  • date of photo  Apr 21, 2002
  • location   Golden Gate Park, South of Aids Memorial Grove, San Francisco (San Francisco County, California, US)
  • family Malvaceae
  • notes   A non-native, sometimes invasive weed that can be found throughout the Bay Area. Malva parviflora provides butterfly habitat, and therefore, there is some debate about removing it from certain areas.
  • camera   D-490 Zoom
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Cheeseweed, Cheeseweed Mallow (CF, ITIS )
  • Look for Jepson Manual treatments, maps (University & Jepson Herbaria)
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Christopher Davis    Jul 17, 2012

    Action: changed name from "Malva parviflora" to "Malva pseudolavatera "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "This species has much larger flowers, and very wide bracteoles."

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