Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2842

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare in GA-NC-SC

Look for it in fields, roadsides, railroad yards, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Palmately divided

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pale yellow/ Cream (with a red or purple center)
5 sepals united at base or more than half their length
5 petals united at base
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hibiscus trionum   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hibiscus trionum   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 122-08-005:
Hibiscus trionum   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Flower-of-an-hour