Vervain Mallow (Malva alcea)
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Other common names: European Mallow, Hollyhock Mallow
Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
Height: 2 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size: 1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Montour Trail
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- Musk Mallow
Petal edges are irregular on vervain mallow. Leaf of musk mallow is more fern-like.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.