Sphaeralcea ambigua A. Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22(2): 292 1887. (syn: Sphaeralcea ambigua var. aculeata Jeps.; Sphaeralcea ambigua var. keckii Munz; Sphaeralcea ambigua subsp. monticola Kearney; Sphaeralcea macdougalii Rose & Standl.; Sphaeralcea purpurea Parish ex Jeps.); 

USA (Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah), Mexico (Baja California Norte, Baja
California Sur, Sonora)
as per Catalogue of Life;



Requesting to please ID this plant with orange flowers captured in a cultivated garden in Los Angeles, USA in May 2013.

This has been identified as Sphaeralcea ambigua on a Facebook group.

Would appreciate feedback from experts.

Yes! Correct ID !