Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Malva sylvestris L. - Common Mallow - Malvaceae
Malva sylvestris
© Paul Hackney
Malva sylvestris
© Alan Hill
Malva sylvestris
© Graham Day
Malva sylvestris
(Map updated: March 2008)
Malva sylvestris
© Roy Anderson
 

An attractive but rather untidy-looking short-lived perennial mallow species, frequent in waste ground inland, but commonest near the seashore, especially in the south-east. It is a member of the flora of the upper littoral in Co Down.

All names: Malva sylvestris L.