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Sidalcea neomexicana

Checkerbloom
Malvaceae
Perennials, Flowers

SIDALCEA

From North America. All are grown for clusters of five-petaled flowers like little hollyhocks (Alcea). The plants range from erect to sprawling; leaves are typically dark green, roundish to kidney-shaped, about 3 in. across. Basal leaves are shallowly lobed, stem leaves more deeply cut.

Sidalcea neomexicana

Native from eastern Oregon to Wyoming, and south to Mexico. Grows to 3 ft. tall and 1–1 1/2 ft. wide; branched or unbranched spikes of white or pinkish, 3/4-in., summer flowers.

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