Plant ID forum: Malva?

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Ankara, Turkey (Zone 7a)
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fahte
May 8, 2016 9:44 AM CST
Hi, could anybody identify this plant, which happens to grow in my backyard? I suspect it to be some kind of malva, but I couldn't dare to eat it before making sure!


Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
May 8, 2016 3:17 PM CST
Welcome!

I think this is Malva neglecta, but don't blame me if it makes you ill when you eat it. Hilarious!

http://www.jaas.org/edocs/v18n2/Michael%20Abdulla-plants.pdf

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Malva+neglecta&biw=1012&bi...

http://redbuttecanyon.net/introduced/m_neglecta.html

http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Malva+neglecta&mob...:

Ankara, Turkey (Zone 7a)
Bee Lover Herbs
fahte
May 9, 2016 2:17 AM CST
Thank You!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
Butterflies Birds Plant Identifier I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Spiders!
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JRsbugs
May 9, 2016 5:31 AM CST
I tip my hat to you.

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