Physical Setting
Climate
Adaptations
Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
External Resources
Physical Setting
Climate
Adaptations
Tucson Plants
Tucson Animals
External Resources
PlantsNative TreesNative ShrubsNative CactusesWildflowersOther Plants
Previous SpeciesNext Species
Globemallow (Sphaeralcea spp)
desert globe mallowDESCRIPTION: Perennial to 3' or more. Flowers vary from white to pink to purplish, to orange. Flowers have 5 petals (unsymmetrical) and are to 1.5" wide. Leaves are simple, variably lobed, green, with starlike hairs. S. ambigua and S. laxa are two of the most common species of globemallow around Tucson. Malvaceae (Mallow) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Flowers bloom anytime during the year.

Email Me
Site Map
Copyright
Pima Community College