Modiola caroliniana (L.) G.Don

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Modiola caroliniana (L.) G.Don

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems prostrate or ascending, often rooting at the nodes; lvs broadly ovate to subrotund, 3–5-cleft and irregularly incised; fls on elongate axillary pedicels; pet 3–5 mm; 2n=18. Moist or dry soil and waste places; tropical Amer., n. as a native to S.C. and reputedly Va., and occasionally farther as an adventive.

  • Common Names

    bristly mallow