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Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Kosteletzkya virginica

Mallow, Seashore

Plant TypeShrub
Flower Colorpink
Number of Petals5
HabitatMarshes, floodplains, riverbanks
Other NotesThis plant is very similar to the Swamp Rose Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos). The leaves on this species are pointed, with 2 angled lobes at the base of the leaf. Swam Rose Mallow leaves are ovate and pointed.