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Picture of Scarlet mallow Plant press of Scarlet mallow
Scarlet mallow
Malvastrum coccineum (Pursh) Gray.


Plant Description:

  • Plant with a woody base, growing up to 20 cm tall
  • Widespread in disturbed and dry prairies; found in large clusters
  • Roughly rounded leaves of wedge-shaped leaflets, covered with white hairs
  • Distinct orange-red flowers
  • Found at Stops 1, 2, 5, 7, and 11


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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