Streambank Wild Hollyhock:
Iliamna  rivularis
 Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

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Guardsman Pass 15 July 2013

Big Cottonwood Canyon


Photo Details
1. flower, 2. leaf, 3. seed, 4. habitat -  September 2, 2005 - Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah - ©Nicky Davis

Plant grows to 5 feet with 5 lobed, maple-like leaves 2 to 8 inches long.  Flowers are about 2 inches in diameter. The seed pod break open like orange segments when dry.  Some varieties of this plant are endangered. Host plant for Common Checkered-Skipper.

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