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Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia)
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Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia)

General: Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) is a lanky subshrub with highly dissected leaves and globe-shaped, orange flowers. The flowers of this globemallow are smaller than the more common Desert Globemallow found at lower elevations.

Gooseberryleaf Globemallow is a common component of vegetation communities in dry, well-drained gravelly areas on upper bajadas and into the mountains in the Upper Sonoran (Pinyon-Juniper Woodland), Transition (Yellow Pine Forest), and Canadian (Pine-Fir Forest) life zones.

Family: Mallow (Malvaceae)

Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia)
Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia)
Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia)
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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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