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[Cup-shaped red-orange flowers on stalks: 32k]

Globe mallow

(Sphaeralcea ambigua)

[Lavender flowers: 20k]

Very drought tolerant, grows along roadsides and on rocky slopes. Small species of mallow carpet the desert floor in a wet year. Some people say the plant irritates the eyes.

Left: Another species of mallow.

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