Plant ID forum: Help needed to identify

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Oct 3, 2016 11:28 AM CST
Four -five foot tall plant with 4-5 inch flowers. Looks like hollyhock but leaf is unlike any I have seen on hollyhocks and it is blooming now in October in upstate NY! Seed pod looks different too.
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Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
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Oct 3, 2016 11:32 AM CST
Welcome to the forums Cooptrain.

Looks like Abelmoschus manihot.
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Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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Oct 3, 2016 11:57 AM CST
Abelmoschus manihot seems to fit.
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Name: Suzanne
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Oct 3, 2016 8:58 PM CST


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Oct 8, 2016 7:20 AM CST
Thank you, everyone for your quick responses. Silversurfer, I just this week return from Perthshire and Pitlochry. Orange Crocosimia still blooming there, ours are long past here.

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