Photographer: Kitty Kohout
Hibiscus trionum L.
Hibiscus: the ancient Greek and Latin name for some mallow-like plant
|Status: ||Introduced - naturalized|
|Plant: ||erect, annual, 1'-2' tall, hairy, branching forb|
|Flower: ||whitish to yellow with a purple center, 5-parted, 1 1/4"-3" wide, opening only a few hours, with many small bracts below; blooms July-Sept.|
|Leaf:||deeply 3-parted, long-stalked, toothed or lobed|
|Habitat: ||disturbed sites, gardens|