Wildflowers of Southern Arizona
Rose (Rosaceae) family.
The flowers are cup-shaped, surrounded by leafy bracts, 1 inch (2.5 cm) wide, and have 5 broadly heart-shaped, red petals with a soft, rich, velvety sheen. The leaves are dark green, alternate, silky-hairy below, and palmately compound with 5 or 7 ovate to oblanceolate leaflets with saw-toothed margins. The stems are slender and hairy.
Santa Catalina Mountains.
Location: On shoulder of access road.
Notes: Same location 8/13/16
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