Common Mallow Malva neglecta WallrothNon-native    Synonyms: Cheeses, Mallow rotundifolia.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Malvales   >   Family Malvaceae   >   Genus Malva   

Description:

The synonym "Cheeses" comes from the shape of the fruit, which is flat and round like a wheel of cheese.

Relationships:

A larval host plant for the leaf-mining fly Calycomyza malvae.

There are 75 records in the project database.

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Common Mallow in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/24/2018). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Mallow blooming in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/7/2019). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Common Mallow in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/9/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Mallow blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (6/23/2016). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Mallow in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

A Common Mallow in Somerset Co., Maryland (10/20/2012). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Mallow in Howard Co., Maryland (7/3/2010). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Mallow blooming in Baltimore City, Maryland (4/11/2014). Photo by Kirsten Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Mallow blooming in Baltimore City Co., Maryland (7/6/2018). Note leaf miner. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Common Mallow in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/28/2020). (c) Maggie Park, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Maggie via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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