IllustratedEndemic
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 6. Treatment on page 248.

Pedicels usually 2–8 cm in flower; involucellar bractlets 7–10 (–15) mm. Flowers bisexual; calyx 10–14 mm, lobes 8–11 × 2.5–4 mm; petals mauve, 15–25 mm, exceeding calyx. Mericarps 14–22.2n = 20.


Phenology: Flowering late winter–spring.
Habitat: Valleys, foothills
Elevation: 30–1500 m

Discussion

Subspecies parryi occurs in the South Coast Ranges through the northern portions of the Transverse Ranges to the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br />) +
David M. Bates +, Malvastrum A. Gray subsect. Pedunculosa A. Gray in A. Gray et al. +, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 1(1 +  and 2): 308. 1897 +
truncate +  and cordate +
Malvastrum parryi +
palmately +, unlobed +  and reniform-round +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
lobed +  and not inflated +
not accrescent +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.4 cm14 mm <br />0.014 m <br />) +
indehiscent +  and loculicidal +
white +  and rose lavender or mauve drying purple or blue +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
reticulate +  and corrugate +
30–1500 m +
sparse;copious +
Valleys, foothills +
tough-fibrous +
connate +  and distinct +
simple +, stipulate +, sessile +, subsessile +  and petiolate +
distichous +  and alternate +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.1 cm11 mm <br />0.011 m <br />) +
acuminate +
2.5mm;4mm +
with ascending branches +  and unbranched +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (50 cm500 mm <br />0.5 m <br />) +
corrugated +
unarmed +  and 1-celled +
cushionlike +  and wedge--shaped +
0.15 cm1.5 mm <br />0.0015 m <br /> (0.18 cm1.8 mm <br />0.0018 m <br />) +
9-36-carpellate +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
adnate +  and distinct +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
exceeding calyx +  and equaling +
Flowering late winter–spring. +
Leafl. Bot. Observ. Crit. +
obovoid-reniform +
persistent +
Illustrated +  and Endemic +
sessile +  and subsessile +
prostrate;erect +
filiform +, linear +  and capitate +
1-2 times number of carpels +
9-36-branched +
Sphaeralcea parryi +
Eremalche parryi subsp. parryi +
Eremalche parryi +
subspecies +