Musk Cheeseweed - Malva moschata
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)
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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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.