Small Whorled Cheeseweed - Malva parviflora
Cheeseweed Mallow, Egyptian Mallow, Small-flowered Mallow
Puberulent annual or biennial. Stems mostly ascending, 10–70 cm. Leaf blades 1–5 cm long, cordate-orbicular, shallowly 5- to 7-lobed with crenate margins. Flowers whitish; petals 3–4 mm long with a glabrous claw; calyx barely shorter than the petals. Schizocarp 4–7 mm across, the sections puberulent and reticulate on the outside margin (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Scattered widely across in North America.
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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.
- Rosgaard, A.I., Jr. 1981. Ecology of the mule deer associated with the Brackett Creek winter range in the Bridger Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 76 p.