Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2893

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in tidal marshes, lakeshores, wet flatwoods & savannas, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

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

FRUIT:
Capsule

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hibiscus grandiflorus   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Large-flowered Hibiscus, Swamp Rose Mallow