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jcf
Brooklet, GA
(Zone 8a)

August 20, 2001
6:22 PM

Post #11230

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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Larkie

Larkie
Camilla, GA
(Zone 8a)

August 20, 2001
7:28 PM

Post #113175

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
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


August 20, 2001
7:55 PM

Post #113186

Hibiscus trionum? http://www.csdl.tamu.edu/FLORA/cgi/gallery_query?q=Hibiscus+trionum
jcf
Brooklet, GA
(Zone 8a)

August 20, 2001
10:19 PM

Post #113245

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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