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Musk Cheeseweed - Malva moschata

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

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

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General Description
Sparsely short-hairy perennial. Stems erect, 30–60 cm. Leaf blades: the lower shallowly lobed; the upper deeply divided into 3 to 5 deeply toothed lobes. Flowers white to pink, 4–5 cm across. Schizocarp hairy (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Known from Granite and Gallatin counties (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX); in North America widely distributed although less so in the South (USDA PLANTS database).

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Citation for data on this website:
Musk Cheeseweed — Malva moschata.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from