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Wildflower ID?

Postby quentinc » Sun Aug 07, 2011 9:34 pm

I've seen this a lot but for some reason it's not in my Sierra Wildflowers guide. I'm sure someone here knows.

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Re: Wildflower ID?

Postby quentinc » Tue Aug 16, 2011 12:58 pm

Since I know everyone was just dying of suspense, I feel duty-bound to report I've figured out the answer. It is bog mallow (Sidalcea oregana). As a bonus, at one time the thick sap of a related species was mixed with sugar and used in making marshmallows. Good to know in case one is dying of hunger in the backcountry.

I can now die in peace. :)
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