Sidalcea malviflora (checkerbloom)

Description

Sidalcea malviflora is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, known by the common names dwarf checkerbloom, Greek mallow, prairie mallow and dwarf checkermallow. An excellent choice for attracting butterflies into your garden, this Sidalcea is the host plant for the common checkered skipper known as Pyrgus communis, part of the larger Skippers Hesperiidae family. Photo from Wikipedia.

Part of the Butterfly Bed & Breakfast Project.

Description

Sidalcea malviflora is a species of flowering plant in the mallow family, known by the common names dwarf checkerbloom, Greek mallow, prairie mallow and dwarf checkermallow. An excellent choice for attracting butterflies into your garden, this Sidalcea is the host plant for the common checkered skipper known as Pyrgus communis, part of the larger Skippers Hesperiidae family. Photo from Wikipedia.

Part of the Butterfly Bed & Breakfast Project.