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Hollyhock - Alcea rosea

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GU
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stellate-pubescent biennial or perennial. Stems simple, erect, 1–2 m. Leaf blades orbicular, 8–30 cm wide, 5- to 7-lobed with a cordate base. Flowers in a spike-like raceme; involucel bracts triangular; petals ca. 5 cm long, white to rose or purple. Schizocarp with >15 sections (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced from Eurasia. Collected in Lake County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Hollyhock — Alcea rosea.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from