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Malva verticillata L. var. crispa L.

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Malva crispa (L.) L.
Initial Editorial Analysis 4 Dec 2009
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1] (added manually by Rosatti)
Initial Editorial Comments Malva verticillata var. crispa "reported from Mill V., Marin Co.; native of Old World" in Munz; in The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1], listed as synonym of Malva neglecta (included in brackets, the format for syns) but with the statement "sometimes identified as Malva rotundifolia L. or M. verticillata L. var. crispa L.", suggesting contributor considers it a misapplied name; indicated as synonym of Malva verticillata in Kartesz & Meacham.
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] by Steven R. Hill see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence 1 indicates that for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] Malva verticillata L. var. crispa L. is to be treated as a garden and urban weed, in part based on the statement by Hill that "It comes up on its own in my garden as a weed each year without planting, and this happens in other gardens across the country. "
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, not naturalized in CA, a garden and urban weed
Current Status JFP-4, accepted name for taxon occurring in CA only as agricultural or garden weed
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 4 Dec 2009
List of names for this Current Status category
List of ICPN names in Malva verticillata
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Malva

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