Sphaeralcea coccinea

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Noun1.Sphaeralcea coccinea - false mallow of western United States having racemose red flowersSphaeralcea coccinea - false mallow of western United States having racemose red flowers; sometimes placed in genus Malvastrum
false mallow, globe mallow - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs of arid North and South America having pink or scarlet flowers and globose fruits
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We focused on six native species that were abundant and had floral morphologies (flower shapes) that varied from legumes with hidden nectaries and anthers (purple locoweed [Oxytropis lambertii] and American vetch [Vicia americana]), to species with dish-shaped flowers and obvious pollen and nectar (prairie flax [Linum lewisii], yellow sundrops [Calylophus serrulatus], and scarlet globemallow [Sphaeralcea coccinea]), to the bell-shaped flowers of blue bellflower (Campanula rotundifolia).
Scarlet globemallow and Munroe globemallow are droughtand heat-tolerant, as well as winter-hardy.