Globe Mallow

Globe mallow, desert mallow, apricot mallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua) is blooming now in the Southwest, and it is one of those herbs long used by humans. Desert Wildflower The globe mallow is a common desert wildflower found especially in disturbed areas. Leaves and stems are covered […]


January 20 is National Cheese Day.  We decided to celebrate with a series of posts on a plant you can forage right now in most of the Southwest – cheeseweed. What is Cheeseweed? Cheeseweed is a common name applied to a number of species in […]