Musk-mallow - Malva moschata
Medium to tall plant, the stem hairs often purple based. Leaves deeply and narrowly cut. Flowers 40 to 60 mm solitary and usually rose pink, only occasionally white.
Grassy places and scrub.
July and August.
Throughout Britain, but scarcer in the north and north Wales.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 38 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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