Wildflowers - Scarlet Globemallow

Scarlet Globemallow, Red False Mallow, Cowboy's Delight, Sphaeralcea coccinea

Scarlet Globemallow, Red False Mallow, Cowboy's Delight, Sphaeralcea coccinea

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Scarlet Globemallow increases during periods of heavy grazing and during drought periods. Plains Indians made of paste out of this plant by chewing it. The paste was used on burns and sores as a soothing salve.

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