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    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Seed Study - Sphaeralcea coccinea

Sphaeralcea coccinea - Scarlet Globemallow

Sphaeralcea coccinea - Scarlet Globemallow

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Species: Sphaeralcea coccinea
Common name: scarlet globemallow

Seedling Identification: Small rounded, lobed leaves are covered with white star shaped hairs.


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