Glade mallow (Napaea dioica)

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Illustration of Napaea dioica by George Olson

Species: Napaea dioica
Common Name: Glade mallow
Status: Threatened, Minnesota
Range: United States

Map of United States illustrating the range of Napaea dioica

Artist: George Olson
Artist Home Country: United States
Medium: Watercolor, graphite

This inhabitant of wet meadows is included in the National Collection of Endangered Plants, organized by the Center for Plant Conservation with member institutions around the US. It was first illustrated in 1748 by George Dionysius Ehret, a renowned botanical artist.

A specimen of Glade mallow (Napaea dioica) from the museum's herbarium collection:

National Herbarium preserved specimen of Napaea dioica