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Criteria:   Family = 'Malvaceae'
158  records include photos for these plants ! potentially invasive
 non-native 
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Scientific Name Common Name Lifeform #
Abutilon abutiloides shrubby Indian mallow Perennial herb  
Abutilon indicum Monkeybush Annual herb  
Abutilon palmeri Palmer's abutilon Perennial herb 16
Abutilon parvulum Little abutilon Perennial herb  
Abutilon theophrasti Velvet leaf Annual herb  
Alcea rosea Holly hock Perennial herb 8
Alyogyne huegelii Blue hibiscus 5
Anisodontea capensis Cape african queen Shrub  
Anoda cristata Violettas Annual herb  
Anoda pentaschista Field anoda Annual herb  
Ayenia compacta Desert ayenia Perennial herb, Shrub  
Eremalche exilis White mallow Annual herb  
Eremalche kernensis Kern mallow Annual herb  
Eremalche parryi Parry's mallow Annual herb 1
Eremalche parryi ssp. kernensis Kern mallow Annual herb  
Eremalche parryi ssp. parryi Parry's mallow Annual herb  
Eremalche rotundifolia Desert five spot Annual herb 1
Fremontodendron californicum California fremontia Shrub 29
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. californicum California fremontia Shrub 25
Fremontodendron californicum ssp. decumbens Pine hill fremontia Shrub 3
Fremontodendron decumbens Pine hill flannelbush Shrub 3
Fremontodendron mexicanum Mexican flannelbush Shrub 22
Gossypium armourianum Annual herb,Perennial herb,Tree,Shrub  
Gossypium barbadense Creole cotton Annual herb,Perennial herb,Tree,Shrub  
Gossypium hirsutum Upland cotton Annual herb,Perennial herb,Tree,Shrub  
Herissantia crispa Curly herissantia Annual, Perennial herb  
Hibiscus denudatus Rocl hibiscus Perennial herb 1
Hibiscus lasiocarpos Rose mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 8
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis Woolly rose-mallow Perennial herb 14
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Shoeblackplant Perennial herb 2
Hibiscus syriacus Rose of sharon Perennial herb 8
Hibiscus trionum Flower of an hour Annual herb 2
Hoheria populnea Lacebark Tree, Shrub  
Horsfordia alata Pink velvet mallow Shrub  
Horsfordia newberryi Newberry's velvet mallow Perennial herb  
Iliamna bakeri Baker's globe mallow Perennial herb 1
Iliamna latibracteata California globe mallow Perennial herb  
Iliamna rivularis Streambank wild hollyhock Perennial herb  
Iliamna rivularis var. rivularis Streambank wild hollyhock Perennial herb  
Lagunaria patersonia Cow itch tree 2
Lavatera arborea Tree mallow Shrub  
Lavatera assurgentiflora Malva rosa Shrub 18
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. assurgentiflora Island mallow Shrub 5
Lavatera assurgentiflora ssp. glabra Southern island mallow Shrub 7
Lavatera cretica Cretan lavatera Annual herb  
Lavatera olbia Tree lavatera Shrub 1
Lavatera trimestris Annual mallow Annual herb 2
Malacothamnus abbottii Abbott's bush mallow Shrub  
Malacothamnus aboriginum Indian Valley bush mallow Shrub  
Malacothamnus arcuatus Arcuate bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus clementinus San Clemente Island bush mallow Shrub 4
Malacothamnus davidsonii Davidson's bush mallow Shrub 1
Malacothamnus densiflorus Many-flowered bush mallow Shrub 3
Malacothamnus densiflorus var. densiflorus Yellow stem bush mallow Shrub 3
Malacothamnus densiflorus var. viscidus Yellow stem bush mallow Shrub 3
Malacothamnus fasciculatus Chaparral bush mallow Shrub 17
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. catalinensis Santa Catalina Island bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. fasciculatus Chaparral bush mallow Shrub 1
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nesioticus Santa Cruz Island bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus fasciculatus var. nuttallii Nuttall's bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus foliosus Monarch bushmallow Shrub  
Malacothamnus fremontii Fremont's bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus gracilis Slender bush mallow Shrub 3
Malacothamnus hallii Hall's bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus helleri Heller's bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus jonesii Jones's bush mallow Shrub 3
Malacothamnus marrubioides Foothill bush mallow Shrub  
Malacothamnus mendocinensis Mendocino bush mallow Shrub 14
Malacothamnus niveus San Luis Obispo bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus orbiculatus Tehachapi bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus palmeri Santa Lucia bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus palmeri var. involucratus Carmel Valley bush mallow Shrub 5
Malacothamnus palmeri var. lucianus Arroyo seco bush mallow Shrub 8
Malacothamnus palmeri var. palmeri Santa lucia bush mallow Shrub  
Malacothamnus parishii Parish's bush mallow Shrub 14
Malva arborea Tree mallow Shrub  
Malva assurgentiflora Island mallow Shrub 18
Malva moschata Musk mallow Annual, Perennial herb 1
Malva neglecta Dwarf mallow Annual, Perennial herb  
Malva nicaeensis Bull mallow Annual herb  
Malva parviflora Cheeseweed Annual herb  
Malva pseudolavatera Cretan mallow Shrub  
Malva sylvestris High mallow Perennial herb 1
Malva verticillata Cluster mallow Annual herb  
Malva verticillata var. crispa Crisped mallow, curled mallow Annual herb  
Malvaviscus arboreus Wax mallow Perennial herb, Shrub  
Malvella leprosa Alkali mallow Perennial herb 3
Modiola caroliniana Carolina bristle mallow Perennial herb  
Pavonia hastata Spearleaf swampmallow Perennial herb, Shrub  
Sida abutifolia Spreading fanpetals Annual herb  
Sida rhombifolia Cuban jute Annual herb  
Sida spinosa Prickly fanpetals Annual herb, Perennial herb, Shrub  
Sidalcea asprella Harsh checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea asprella ssp. asprella Harsh checkerbloom, sierra foothills checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea asprella ssp. nana Dwarf sierran checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea calycosa Checker mallow Annual herb 3
Sidalcea calycosa ssp. calycosa Checker mallow Annual herb  
Sidalcea calycosa ssp. rhizomata Pt. reyes sidalcea Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 3
Sidalcea campestris Meadow checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 1
Sidalcea celata Redding checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea covillei Owens valley checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea diploscypha Fringed checker mallow Annual herb  
Sidalcea elegans Del norte checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea gigantea Giant checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea glaucescens Glaucous checker mallow Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hartwegii Hartweg's checkerbloom Annual herb  
Sidalcea hendersonii Henderson's checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea hickmanii Hickman's checkerbloom Perennial herb 2
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. anomala Cuesta pass checkerbloom Perennial herb 2
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. hickmanii Hickman's checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. napensis Napa checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. parishii Parish's checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. pillsburiensis Lake pillsbury checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hickmanii ssp. viridis Marin checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea hirsuta Hairy checkerbloom Annual herb  
Sidalcea keckii Keck's checkerbloom Annual herb  
Sidalcea malachroides Maple leaved checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea malviflora Wild hollyhock Perennial herb 20
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. asprella Harsh checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. californica California checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. dolosa Deceitful checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. laciniata Laciniate checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. malviflora Checker mallow Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 1
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. patula Siskiyou checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 1
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. purpurea Purple checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. rostrata Dwarf checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea malviflora ssp. sparsifolia Few leafed checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea multifida Cut leaf checker mallow Perennial herb  
Sidalcea neomexicana Mountain sidalcea Perennial herb 2
Sidalcea oregana Oregon checker mallow Perennial herb 3
Sidalcea oregana ssp. eximia Coast checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea oregana ssp. hydrophila Marsh checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea oregana ssp. oregana Oregon checker mallow Perennial herb  
Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata Oregon checker mallow Perennial herb 1
Sidalcea oregana ssp. valida Kenwood marsh checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea pedata Bird foot checkerbloom Perennial herb  
Sidalcea ranunculacea Marsh checker mallow Perennial herb  
Sidalcea reptans Sierra checker mallow Perennial herb  
Sidalcea robusta Butte county checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea setosa Bristly checkerbloom Perennial herb 1
Sidalcea sparsifolia Southern checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous)  
Sidalcea stipularis Scadden flat checkerbloom Perennial herb (rhizomatous) 1
Sphaeralcea ambigua Desert mallow Perennial herb 28
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua Apricot mallow Perennial herb 2
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rosacea Rosy apricot mallow Perennial herb  
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rugosa Desert globemallow Perennial herb  
Sphaeralcea angustifolia Narrow leaved desert mallow Shrub (stem succulent) 4
Sphaeralcea coulteri Coulter's globemallow Annual herb 1
Sphaeralcea emoryi Emory's globemallow Perennial herb 1
Sphaeralcea emoryi var. emoryi Emory's desert mallow Perennial herb 1
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia Gooseberryleaf globemallow Perennial herb, Shrub 1
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia ssp. grossulariifolia Gooseberry leaved globemallow Perennial herb, Shrub 1
Sphaeralcea grossulariifolia var. grossulariifolia Gooseberryleaf globemallow Perennial herb, Shrub 1
Sphaeralcea laxa Caliche globemallow Perennial herb, Shrub  
Sphaeralcea munroana Munro's globemallow Perennial herb 6
Sphaeralcea orcuttii Carrizo mallow Annual, Perennial herb  
Sphaeralcea rusbyi Rusby's globemallow Perennial herb  
Sphaeralcea rusbyi var. eremicola Rusby's desert mallow Perennial herb