Scarlet Globemallow, Red False Mallow, Cowboy's Delight, Sphaeralcea coccinea
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
Scarlet Globemallow increases during periods of heavy grazing and during drought periods. Plains Indians made of paste out of this plant by chewing it. The paste was used on burns and sores as a soothing salve.
Plants - Research bibliograhy of plant studies done in the park