Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Althaea officinalis L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kurt Stüber

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

from USDA Plants Website

Kurt Stüber
Family Malvaceae
Althaea officinalis L.
common marsh mallow
Althaea: from the Greek althaino, "to cure," from the use of some species as medicines
officinalis: Latin generally meaning "of the shops" or "sold in the marketplace" or "official"
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Detailed Distribution:
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Status: Introduced - escaped
Plant: perennial forb
(Glossary)

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