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MUSK-MALLOW Malva moschata (Malvaceae) Height to 75cm<br />
Branched and hairy perennial. Found in dry, grassy places. FLOWERS are 3-6cm across and pale pink; in terminal clusters (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are round and flat capsules. LEAVES are rounded and 3-lobed at base of plant but increasingly dissected up the stem. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.
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MUSK-MALLOW Malva moschata (Malvaceae) Height to 75cm
Branched and hairy perennial. Found in dry, grassy places. FLOWERS are 3-6cm across and pale pink; in terminal clusters (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are round and flat capsules. LEAVES are rounded and 3-lobed at base of plant but increasingly dissected up the stem. STATUS-Widespread and locally common in England and Wales; scarce elsewhere.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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