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Common Marshmallow, bijeli sljez

Althaea officinalis

Description:

Family Malvaceae, herbaceous, perennial plant, has a tap-shaped, woody root, whitish yellow outside, white and fibrous within. Its stems are erect, simple or with a few lateral branches. Leaves are thick, shortly petioled, ovate and heart-shaped, slightly toothed and covered with fine, dense hairs on both sides. The flowers are large, five-petaled, pale pink or pale purple in color.

Habitat:

flood meadow near lake


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Jopy
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Jopy

Croatia

Lat: 43.90, Long: 15.59

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 16, 2013

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