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Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Kosteletzkya virginica

Mallow, Seashore














































Plant TypeShrub
Wild/CultivatedWild
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.