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Desert Rose Mallow (Hibiscus coulteri)
desert rose mallowDESCRIPTION: Perennial subshrub to 4'. Flowers to 2" wide and are yellowish-white with reddish area at the base. Flowers have 5 rounded petals forming a cup-like structure. Stamens are joined at the base and flare out along the style which is topped with 5 reddish-purple stigma lobes. Leaves are simple, toothed, and lobed to 1" long (basal leaves are not lobed and are up to 1.5" long. Malvaceae (Mallow) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers may bloom throughout year.

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