Swamp Rose-Mallow Wildflower with Morning Dew

Swamp Rose-Mallow Wildflower with Morning Dew

A wetland in Cranberry Township came alive in early to mid August filled with extremely large flowers up to six inches wide belonging to the Hibiscus Moscheutos species. Featured is the Swamp Rose-Mallow with morning dew drops, but intertwined with it were is close relative the Crimson-Eyed Rose-Mallow. The entire wetland had been colonized with this wet loving large perennial plant that thousands of these large flowers filled the entire swampy marsh.

Pennsylvania
Summer
April 22, 2011
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August 7, 2010