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Halberd Leaved Swamp Mallow, Soldier Rose Mallow (Hibiscus laevis)

Halberd-leaved Rose-Mallow is a perennial growing to 2 meters. Its habitat is low, swampy areas in the open. The flowers are 60-80 mm across and are white or rose with a dark center.


Common name: Halberd Leaved Swamp Mallow, Soldier Rose Mallow
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Hibiscus
Species laevis

Plant Link: http://plantsdatabase.com/go/1181/

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Anyone out there know of another Hibiscus with a flower that is like this but grows on single stems rather than bushlike and without the three-lobe leaf? I have three of these in my yard (just moved in) and cannot identify them.

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