This is from one to three feet tall, with smooth, rather dark green leaves and very pretty, pale purplish-pink flowers with pale-yellow anthers and pinkish pistil. This grows in the mountains.

There are many kinds of Malvastrum, natives of America and Africa; perennial herbs or shrubs; the calyx often with three outer bracts; the stamen-column bearing anthers at the top; the stigmas with round heads. The name is from the Greek, meaning " star-mallow."

Mallow   Sidalcea Neo Mexicana

Mallow - Sidalcea Neo-Mexicana MALLOW FAMILY. Malvaceae.