Also Known As
Apricot mallow, Roughleaf apricot mallow, Desert mallow, Sore-eye poppy, mal de ojo, Parish mallow, Desert hollyhock
Desert globemallow is a native perennial sub-shrub with numerous, slightly woody stems. It is known for its brilliant apricot to orange colored flowers.
This plant is a long-lived perennial forb, widespread throughout the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. It blooms in the spring and summer and has red-orange flowers and palmately-lobed leaves. The plant is generally covered with dense, stellate (star-shaped) hairs.