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Sphaeralcea  caespitosa M.E.Jones   
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FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus species var.Sphaeralcea  caespitosa M.E.Jones 
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.NevadaUtah
rocky slopes
Description thick woody root, stems densely hirsute, leaves deltate-ovate or obovate, 2-4cm, coarsely serrate, thick, densely white hirsute, calyx lobes triangular, flowers 2cm
Size5-15cm
Colorred
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyWelsh, S.L. et al. (1987) A Utah Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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