Photo Credit
Photo courtesy of Jody Einerson, USFWS William Finley National Wildlife Refuge.

Rose checker-mallow

Scientific name
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. virgata
Plant Family
Plant Group
Grows in moist places, leaves kidney/fan shaped, flowers from light pink to purple, sometimes reddish. Five petals, flowers grow in bunches on spikes.
Identification Hints

Grows in moist places, leaves kidney/fan shaped, flowers from light pink to purple, sometimes reddish. Five petals, flowers grow in bunches on spikes.

Did You Know?

You can often see the bright white veins of the Rose checker-mallow against the pink petals, creating a striped look. This shrub is found primarily on the west coast, in California, Washington, and Oregon.

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