Latin name: Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray var.
  rosacea (Munz & I.M. Johnst.) Kearney
  Pronunciation: sfeer-AL-see-a am-BIG-yoo-a ro-
  ZAY-see-a
  Common name: Rosy apricot mallow
  Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
  Habitat: Desert scrub below 3000', eastern Inyo
  Mts to western Colorado Desert
  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations: 1) Sphaeralcea
  2) ambigua  3) rosacea
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