Illinois Natural History Survey - University of Illinois

Iliamna remota
Kankakee mallow
Taxonomy

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Subspecific taxa:

Classification:

Other taxonomic & nomenclature sources: USDA PlantsITISThe Plant ListIPNI

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Species Distribution
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County Map Legend
Absent:
Not known from county
Medium confidence:
Medium or unknown confidence;
often old records or unverifiable observations
Medium-high confidence:
Often observations by expert botanists
High confidence:
Often vouchered herbarium records
Planted / introduced:
Native species introduced outside historic range,
or only in planted locations within county (e.g., restorations)
Historic / extirpated:
Only historic records for the species; likely extirpated
(Note that this category is not yet functional)

North American distribution maps for this species: FLNAUSDA PlantsBONAPBISON

Collection & Observation Phenology [?]

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Collection & Observation Timeline [?]

Species Status

Status/Listing: State Endangered

Notes:

Origin: Native

Species Description

General: Dicot-herb, perennial

Roots: adventitious, rhizomes

Shoots: alternate leaf arrangment; simple leaf type; dentate, lobed (pinnately), lobed (palmately) leaf margin; Palmate leaf venation; oval, orbicular and peltate, deltoid leaf shape

Inflorescence: solitary

Flowers: perfect; 5 merous; complete, regular; red, violet; hypogynous ovary position

Fruit: schizocarp

Physiology: autotrophic; C3 C02 fixation

Ecology & Natural History

Habitat: Located on Langham (Altorf) Island in the Kankakee River in Kankakee County on northwestern part of the island on slopes and edge of the upland old field Quercus macrocarpa and Tilia americana are the dominant trees also with Carya cordiformis. Celtis occidentalis, Prunus serotina; dolomite bedrock island.

ILPIN Notes: Kurz, D.R. and M.L. Bowles. 1981. Report on the Status of Illinois Vascular Plants Potentially Endangered or Threatened in the United States. Natural Land Institute, Rockford, Il. Awaiting listing on Federal Register.

Functional Relationships:

Human Relationships:

  • Edibility [?] :
  • Showy Flowers: medium

Wildlife and Livestock Information:

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Coefficient of Conservatism (C-value) [?] :

  • Entire State: 10
  • Chicago Area: 10

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