Ireland

Dwarf mallow

Malva neglecta

Description
Annual to perennial plant with taproot, originates from Eurasia.

Characteristic Features
Hairy stemmed annual bearing clusters of pink to white flowers.

Cotyledons
Acute triangular to cordate, long-petiolate, cordate emarginate at the petiole.

Stems
Prostrate to ascending, heavily ramified at the base, sparsely haired, often reddish-splotched, up to 50 cm (19.68 inch) high.

Leaves
Reniform to circular, with 5-7 lobed, notched blade with hairs on the underside and margin.

Pesticides