Globe Mallow 3

Globe Mallow
• Globe mallow; apricot mallow, desert mallow
• Grows 1-3 ft
• Drought-tolerant
• In some forms petals are pale purplish –pink
• The broad leaves have three lobes and rounded scalloped edges
• There are 40-60 species
• can help a sore throat
• the name of the genus is derived from the greek words sphaira, meaning sphere and alkea meaning mallow
• most originate in the drier regions of north America, with some known from South America
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By Ella Park (4th Grader)
Chinook Spirit Children’s Academy

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