Glade mallow (Napaea dioica)
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Species: Napaea dioica
Common Name: Glade mallow
Status: Threatened, Minnesota
Range: United States
Artist: George Olson
Artist Home Country: United States
Medium: Watercolor, graphite
This inhabitant of wet meadows is included in the National Collection of Endangered Plants, organized by the Center for Plant Conservation with member institutions around the US. It was first illustrated in 1748 by George Dionysius Ehret, a renowned botanical artist.
A specimen of Glade mallow (Napaea dioica) from the museum's herbarium collection: