Malvaceae
Iliamna rivularis

Streambank Globe Mallow

Stems erect, branched. Leaves sparsely coated with star-like hairs, 4–8 in. long, maple-like, deeply palmately lobed, 3–7 coarsely toothed rounded segments. Flower clusters in loose arrangement on spike-like raceme. Flowers rose or white, with 5 egg-shaped overlapping petals, each about 1 in. long. Grows in streambanks at mid elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 3--6 feet
  • Habitat: East-Side Forest, Moist Riverbanks
  • Found In: East Gorge, Wallowas, N Cascades NP
  • Native: Yes