- Common Name(s):
- Coastal mallow, Seashore mallow
- Herbs, Native Plants, Perennials, Wildflowers
Kosteletzkya virginica is moderately salt tolerant. Seashore mallow, also known as sweat weed, Virginia saltmarsh mallow, and salt marsh mallow, is an herb found in marshes along the eastern seashore of the United States.
- Early summer into fall
- 1.5-4 ft.
- Flower Color:
- 2-5 in. gray-green, ovate, slightly hairy or rough leaves; divergent basal leaves
- 1.5-2.5 in. terminal or axillary stalked pink flowers; five petals; stamens form a tubular column
- Brackish to nearly fresh water marshes
- Life Cycle:
NCCES plant id: 2630