Botany Photo of the Day Sidalcea hendersonii

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    In the Botany Photo of the Day entry on Sidalcea malviflora, Taisha noted that two of the difficulties in checkermallow taxonomy are gynodioecy and morphological variation. Today’s photographs of Henderson’s checkermallow illustrate both of these challenges. Sidalcea hendersonii is native to British Columbia (where it is blue-listed), Washington, and Oregon (extremely rare). Once common in […]

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