Sidalcea oregana ssp. spicata

bog mallow

Habit: herbaceous perennial covered in short stiff hairs. Basal leaves are rounded with shallow palmate lobes and round-toothed margins, the leaves nearing the top have deeper lobes. Dense, pink flowers are in a spike like inflorescence at the top of the plant. Fruit is round and composed of small wedges.

Ecology: found in Oregon, Northern California and the Sierra Nevada in moist meadows and on stream edges at elevations from 3600-9800 ft. (1100-3000 m).

Growing Conditions: full sun to partial shade in moist to wet soil.


Herbaceous Perennial
1-3 ft (0.3-1m)
6-12 in (15-30 cm)
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Native Habitat

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