Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Lavatera arborea L. - Tree-mallow - Malvaceae
Lavatera arborea
© Graham Day
Lavatera arborea
© Graham Day
Lavatera arborea
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

Tree mallow is a tall, robust biennial up to three or four feet tall, with beautiful purplish flowers. It is commonest around the coast of Co Down, especially in Ards and Lecale, growing on the upper sea shore on shingle or sandy ground.

All names: Lavatera arborea L.