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Kosteletzkya virginica

Common Name(s):
Coastal mallow, Seashore mallow
Categories:
Native Plants, Wildflowers
Season:
Early summer into fall
Height:
1.5-4 ft.
Foliage:
2-5 in. gray-green, ovate, slightly hairy or rough leaves; divergent basal leaves
Flower:
1.5-2.5 in. terminal or axillary stalked pink flowers; five petals; stamens form a tubular column
Site:
Brackish to nearly fresh water marshes
Life Cycle:
Perennial

NCCES plant id: 2630

Kosteletzkya virginica Kosteletzkya virginica
Bob Peterson, CC BY - 4.0
Kosteletzkya virginica Kosteletzkya virginica
Katja Schultz, CC BY - 4.0