glade mallow


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Noun1.glade mallow - tall coarse American herb having palmate leaves and numerous small white dioecious flowers; found wild in most alluvial soils of eastern and central United States
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
genus Napaea, Napaea - one species: glade mallow
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Examples include Tennessee milk-vetch (Astragalus tennesseensis), water locust (Gleditsia aquatica), Amazon sprangletop (Leptochloa panicoides), Lesquereux's mustard (Lesquerella globosa), cylindric-fruited seedbox (Ludwigia glandulosa), plains muhlenbergia (Muhlenbergia cuspidata), glade mallow (Napaea dioica), Canada burnet (Sanguisorba canadensis), Forbes' saxifrage (Saxifraga forbesii), and woodland pinkroot (Spigelia marilandica).
Most Indiana occurrences of glade mallow (Napaea dioica--SR) are confined to the lowland terraces bordering the upper Wabash River.