Alternately arranged, palmately compound leaves, 6-12" diameter with 5-7 lanceolate to elliptic to oblanceolate leaflets each 3-5" long with slightly serrated margins. Petiole as long or longer than the leaf blade area.
Flowers are pink with a light yellow or white throat, 5 thin petals, sort of lacy usually borne without leaves.
Fruit are oval to rounded pods 6-8" long opening up to reveal black seeds covered by cotton like hairs. Blooming in fall.
City Hall has two of them.
4815 Crystal Ave is a small one.