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Gooseberryleaf Globemallow
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia
  
About Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Gooseberryleaf Globemallow (Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia) is a native perennial herb or shrub that grows in Central and Northern California, primarily in the Modoc Plateau region. It is moderately fast growing and moderately long-lived. It grows in a flat form to a height of 2 feet, with active growth during the spring and summer. Flowers are red and striking, and bloom in the late spring. Leaves are medium green and deciduous. It tends to grow in dry and sandy places, at elevations from 0-700 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial Herb, Shrub

Size
Size
2 - 3.3 ft tall

Form
Form
Mounding

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Moderate

Dormancy
Dormancy
Winter Deciduous

Flower Color
Flower Color
Red, Orange

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Spring, Summer, Fall

Wildlife Supported
 


 
Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 confirmed , 5 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun

Moisture
Moisture
Extremely Low, Very Low

Nurseries
Nurseries

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast

Soil Description
Soil Description
Prefers sandy or loamy soils. Does not grow well in clay soils.

Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens, Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Dry, sandy places

Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 7.2" - 23.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.29" - 1.28", Coldest Month: 32.9" - 49.6", Hottest Month: 55.8" - 76.8", Humidity: 1.57" - 27.72", Elevation: 413" - 7592"


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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