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Crimson-Eyed Rose-Mallow (Hibiscus moscheutos)

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Other common names: Crimsoneyed Rosemallow, Marshmallow Hibiscus, Swamp Rose Mallow
Family: Malvaceae (Mallow)
Height: 3 to 8 ft.
Blooms: July to September
Leaf Type: toothed
Bloom Size:  4 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Mon River Trail
Date:  7/24/2004
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Crimson-Eyed Rose-Mallow may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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