Long-sepal globemallow

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Iliamna longisepala long-sepal globemallow

Malvaceae Mallow Family

Globemallow is a funnel-shaped flower, numerous stamens fused into a central column, plant contains natural gums (mucilage) making leaves & stems slimy when crushed

Habitat: shrub-steppe to low elevation ponderosa pine forest. summer-late fall bloomer. Perennial- endemic to central Washington

Flowers: rose to purplish; in leaf axils on slender pedicels (1-5 cm.)

Leaves: palmately lobed into 5-7 triangular-shaped segments with rounded serrated teeth

Erect, 3-6 ft. tall