COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Virginia Mallow in Canada

Virginia Mallow (Sida hermaphrodita) is a tall perennial herb of the mallow family. Plant height varies from 1-3 m. It has deeply lobed, toothed, maple-like leaves with the lobe tips dramatically elongated. The inflorescence produces clusters of white flowers from August to October (or first frost). Seeds are shed throughout the winter and germinate in early spring.

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  • Author: Government of Canada, Environment Canada
  • Language of Document: Separate English/French
  • Document Type: Report
  • Pages: 27
  • Year: 2010