Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Emory Globe Mallow.
Mallow (Malvaceae) family.
Plant: Perennial forb or subshrub to > 1 m; herbage stellate pubescent. Leaves: alternate, ovate-triangular, 3-lobed, 3-5 cm long. Flowers: inflorescence racemose-paniculate, many-flowered; corolla reddish, petals 10-12 mm long. Fruit: a schizocarp, breaking into 9-17 segments.
Santa Catalina Mountains
Location: Edge of circular road at end of campground.
Notes: Bulge in contour of leaves near, but not at, base.
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