Brooklet, GA(Zone 8a)

The center of the flower looks just like a hibiscus it is maroon with a white pistal.
you can see leaves and little brown seeds. the seed pods are just like that of a hibiscus

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Camilla, GA(Zone 8a)

Jcf,
This is probably some kind of mallow, looks like the wild one's that grow around here in southwest GA..The ditches, roadsides and bogs are full of them..I'm not sure of the full name, but it is in the Hibiscus/Mallow family.
Larkie

Westbrook, ME(Zone 5a)

Hibiscus trionum? http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/cgi/gallery_query?q=Hibiscus+trionum

Brooklet, GA(Zone 8a)

That's it poppysue. Boy you are good at this. thanks so much.

And larkie you are right too it does grow along the side of my dirt road. It is pretty though.

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