Scientific Name: Malva neglecta Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:common mallow Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:MalvaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Annual, Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.):< 0.1m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Orbicular, Serrulate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Pink, Apr- May- Jun- Jul- Aug- Sep- Oct
Fruit: Schizocarp, Brown, Oct- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
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Landscape Uses: Herb, Rock garden
Key ID Features:Lawn weed with alternating rounded but lobed leaves with heavy palmate venation; flowers about 1.5-2 cm across with 5 slightly notched petals.