Marsh mallow is native to Europe; it was brought to America as a medicinal plant. The grayish, velvety leaves are a good way to distinguish this from other mallows.
- Family: mallow (Malvaceae)
- Habitat: salt marsh
- Height: 2-4 feet
- Flower size: 1-1/2 inches across
- Flower color: pink
- Flowering time: August to October
- Origin: Europe