Abutilon parvulum

Abutilon parvulum

Abutilon parvulum is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family known by the common name dwarf Indian mallow. It is native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. This is a perennial herb growing from a woody root and producing a multibranched stem to a maximum height near 40 centimeters. The oval or heart-shaped leaves are 1 to 4 centimeters wide. The stem and foliage are covered thinly in woolly hairs. The solitary flowers have light orange to red rounded petals just a few millimeters long. The fruit is a fuzzy body nearly a centimeter long divided into five segments.

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