Desert Globemallow

Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua (Apricot Mallow or Desert Globemallow; Malvaceae family), Campbell Grade, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California; April 2022.
Sphaeralcea ambigua var. ambigua (Apricot Mallow or Desert Globemallow; Malvaceae family), Campbell Grade, Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California; April 2022.

This perennial herb grows in the mountains, high desert and desert edges of San Diego County, but is also used as an ornamental plant in native plant gardens, west of the mountains. There is also a pink variety, Sphaeralcea ambigua var. rosacea, which is more limited to the desert regions.

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