Vervain Mallow (Malva alcea)


Malva Alcea, or more commonly know as Vervain Mallow, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Malva. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Malva Alcea or Vervain Mallow's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Malva
  • Family: Malvaceae
  • Order: Malvales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)

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