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Hollyhock - Alcea rosea

Non-native Species

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).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 3

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References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
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