On our daily walk to the field, Yellow Dog encountered the first Swamp Rosemallow of the year, and perhaps the last Treat’s Rain Lily, while the Beautyberry remains in bloom.Continue reading
Didn’t know there was one on that path.
Also known as Halberdleaf rosemallow, Hibiscus laevis All. It’s a forb that grows all over the eastern U.S. and in Ontario. I’ve got one in a pot here on my front porch that I dug up to get it out of the next path mowing. No, they don’t have much of an odor. Yes, they are five-lobed flowers, and they do seem to like disturbed soil. The ones I have are not in a swamp; they’re in upland woods.