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California Globe Mallow
Iliamna latibracteata
About California Globe Mallow (Iliamna latibracteata) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Iliamna latibracteata is an uncommon species of flowering plant in the mallow family known by the common names California globe mallow and California wild hollyhock. It is endemic to the coniferous forests of the Klamath Mountains, in northwestern California and southwestern OregonIliamna latibracteata is a large perennial herb growing a hairy stem from a woody caudex to heights between one and two meters. It produces palmate leaves with generally 5 or 7 pointed lobes on long, slender petioles, each leaf up to 20 centimeters long. Flowers grow in the leaf axils, singly or in small clusters. Each flower is cup-shaped with five pink-lavender petals 2 to 3 centimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

3.3 - 6.6 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Pink, Lavender

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 37.4" - 130.3", Summer Precipitation: 1.21" - 3.99", Coldest Month: 34.6" - 46.8", Hottest Month: 56.3" - 72.3", Humidity: 0.27" - 21.93", Elevation: 0" - 5710"

Alternative Names
Common Names: California Wild Hollyhock, California Wildhollyhock

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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