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Hibiscus

Description:

White with red center

Habitat:

Rural

Notes:

Crimson-eyed rose mallow

2 Species ID Suggestions

Crimson-eyed rose mallow
Ashish
Ashish 9 years ago
Swamp-rose Mallow or Rose mallow
Hibiscus moscheutos Hibiscus moscheutos


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5 Comments

annorion
annorion 9 years ago

Check out this link. It doesn't have any pics with the article but it describes the differences between the two species. The bloom size and leaf size seems to be the biggest difference between the two, the rose of sharon having smaller blooms and leaves than the rose mallow.
http://www.ehow.com/info_8344777_differe...

JulieOwens
JulieOwens 9 years ago

There are no ponds near this plant.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Julie is this plant around moist or small ponds..?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Alice this is not Rose of Sharon...Its America's own Rose mallow

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Rose of Sharon is what I remember as a child.

JulieOwens
Spotted by
JulieOwens

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2011
Submitted on Jul 7, 2011

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