Plant ID forum: Help needed to identify

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Cooptrain
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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Silversurfer
Oct 3, 2016 11:32 AM CST
Welcome to the forums Cooptrain.

Looks like Abelmoschus manihot.


https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Abelmoschus+manihot&rlz=1C...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abelmoschus_manihot
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Name: stone
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stone
Oct 3, 2016 11:57 AM CST
Abelmoschus manihot seems to fit.

http://www.hibiscus.org/species/amanihot.php
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Oct 3, 2016 8:58 PM CST

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Cooptrain
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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