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Family Malvaceae
Hibiscus laevis All.
halberd-leaved rose mallow, smooth rose mallow
Hibiscus: the ancient Greek and Latin name for some mallow-like plant
laevis: smooth, free from hairs or roughness
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 3'-7' tall forb
Flower: white, 5-parted, 5"; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Habitat: wet; shallows, marshes

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