Suburban Farmer
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Identify Please, Exotic

Hello folks,


Posting to satisfy a favor to my mother. She asked me to discover the identity of this bizarre flower. The blossoms are large and inflated before they open up. Pictures included
[img]https://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb388/rd3236/IMG00299.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb388/rd3236/IMG00298.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb388/rd3236/IMG00297.jpg[/img]
[img]https://i1203.photobucket.com/albums/bb388/rd3236/IMG00296.jpg[/img]
As always, thanks for any help.
Glendora Historic District Farm Apprentice Ryan
Zone 8b

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Aristolochia, most likely A. litoralis (Calico flower).

Suburban Farmer
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Re: !

Thank you so much for your quick response! I get to play the "good son" this morning ^_^
Glendora Historic District Farm Apprentice Ryan
Zone 8b

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