Malva pusilla

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaMalvaceaeMalvaMalva pusilla

Ecology

An annual of roadsides, farmyards, waste ground, gravel-pits, rubbish tips and foreshores. Lowland.

Status

Neophyte

World Distribution

A Eurosiberian Temperate species, extending west as a native to Scandinavia, Belgium and Italy.

Broad Habitats

Light (Ellenberg): 8

Moisture (Ellenberg): 5

Reaction (Ellenberg): 5

Nitrogen (Ellenberg): 5

Salt Tolerance (Ellenberg): 0

January Mean Temperature (Celsius): 4.1

July Mean Temperature (Celsius): 16

Annual Precipitation (mm): 788

Height (cm): 50

Perennation - primary

Annual

Life Form - primary

Therophyte (annual land plant)

Woodiness

Herbaceous

Clonality - primary

Little or no vegetative spread

Count of 10km squares in Great Britain: 107

Count of 10km squares in Ireland: 6

Count of 10km squares in the Channel Isles: 1

JNCC Designations

NHMSYS0000460577