Globemallow, Sphaeralcea sp.
Leaves & Fruits
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Family: Malvaceae, Mallow Family
Plant Size: Generally under 20" (50 cm) tall
Blooms in Summer, usually - some Globemallow species bloom all year round, each plant choosing it's own time.
Habitat Preferred: Ubiquitous in Verde Valley Area
Photo taken at: Mingus Mountain, 9/99
Bloom Color: Salmon Pink to Red
Other Common Names: Desert Mallow
Comments: Several species exist in Arizona
Further Reference & Sources: "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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