Malvaceae (Mallow Family) Iliamna rivularis
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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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