Hibiscus trionum L.
Family: Malvaceae
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Etymology: Hibiscus: the ancient Greek and Latin name for some mallow-like plant
Plants: erect, annual, 1'-2' tall, hairy, branching forb
Leaves: deeply 3-parted, long-stalked, toothed or lobed
Flowers: 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.
Habitat: disturbed sites, gardens
Conservation Status: Introduced - naturalized
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Christopher Noll  
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Christopher Noll  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Paul Drobot  
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Aaron_Carlson  
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Paul Drobot  
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Christopher Noll  
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Paul Drobot  
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