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Sphaeralcea coulteri

Annual Globemallow, mal de ojo

Sphaeralcea coulteri
Sphaeralcea coulteri
Sphaeralcea coulteri

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: valleys, bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: ovate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: lobed and toothed
Flower color2: orange
Flowering period2: Jan. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Malvaceae (mallow family)
Synonym(s)1: Sphaeralcea orcuttii
Status: common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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