Munro Globemallow (Native)
Perennial, 1 – 2½ ft. tall forb, most common in the low rainfall, semi-arid areas of the western US. Blooms in spring with numerous showy orange/red blossoms. Grows at elevations from 3,000 – 8,000 ft. on precip. zones from 6 – 20 inches. Grows on all soil textures but does best on medium to coarse textured, well drained soils. Fair alkali and salinity tolerance. Very cold-hardy, and drought-tolerant. Forage value and palatability for many species of wildlife is rated as fair to excellent including food for sage grouse. Palatability for large animals, wild and domestic varies. Extremely valuable native forb for restoration of semi-arid disturbed lands in the west. Also valuable for low-water use landscaping. Very similar in appearance and adaptation to Gooseberryleaf Globemallow. Plant in fall ¼ – ½ inch deep. 500,000 seeds/lb.
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