Desert  or Apricot Globemallow - Malvaceae (Mallow Family)  Sphaeralcea ambigua ssp. ambigua
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flower stem arrangement



Photo Details
8400 West 12000 South, Salt Lake County, Utah

Plant is about 15 to 18 inches tall, leaves rounded and divided, flower is orange, five petaled.
This plant is  native to Emery, Kane and Washington County, Utah and is not normally found in Salt Lake County.  It could have been seed by KCC since it was in that area.

For photos of butterfly caterpillars  that can use this plant for their host plant, click on
Pyrgus communis, Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus  Scriptura, Small Checkered-Skipper

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