Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Science, new series 4(1): 23. 1849. Emory's globemallow. After William H. Emory, 1811-1887.

Plants: Perennial subshrubs.
Stems: To 120 cm.
Roots: Taprooted.
Leaves: Unlobed, shallowly lobed, cleft, parted, and rarely divided, 1.3 to less than 3 times as long as wide.
Inflorescences: Racemose, narrow, at least in distal half, often crowded, sometimes with longer branches at base, sometimes leafy to the apex.
Flowers: Highly variabe, commonly orange or lavendar, but also white, pink, red, or various shades in between.
Fruit/Carpels:Indehiscent portion 1/3 or more of whole, apex often mucronate, reticulation distinct, reticulate part sometimes blackened.

Habitat and Distribution
Chiefly a desert plant, this species if found in much of Arizona, southern California, southern Nevada, extreme southwestern Utah, and possibly New Mexico. In Arizona most plants are found in Sonoran desertscrub, and Mohave desertscrub, and in semidesert grassland in southeast Arizona.