Sidalcea candida

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 Sidalcea candida subsp. var.  white checkerbloom
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Height: 24 in to 36 in
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Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer
Exposure: sun
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USDA Zones: 5 to 9
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Flower features: white
Malvaceae > Sidalcea candida var. ,

The White Checkermallow or White Checkerbloom, Sidalcea candida, is a wildflower found from Nevada to Wyoming and south to the southern part of New Mexico. The plant grows to three feet, and is also known as Wild Hollyhock. Its flowers are about one inch wide with five petals. It is found mostly in mountain meadows and along streams. It flowers between June and September.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Sidalcea candida, Gray. Plant erect, from more or less creeping root-stocks, the sts. somewhat branched above, 2-3 ft. tall, glabrous or nearly so: radical lvs. nearly orbicular, cordate, obtusely lobed or deeply crenate; st.- lvs. 5-7-parted, the divisions narrow and often notched: fls. 1 in. or more across, white, in an erect spike-like raceme. Rocky Mts. CH

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