rose mallow

any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose-colored flowers.

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rose mallow
1.  Also called (US and Canadian): marsh mallow any of several malvaceous marsh plants of the genus Hibiscus, such as H. moscheutos, of E North America, having pink or white flowers and downy leaves
2.  (US) another name for the hollyhock

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In mid-summer the large flowers of the rose mallow cover the marshes with pink and with.
Cardinal flowers, rose mallow and meadow beauties are in bloom.
The shallower margins contain skullcap and sedges along with the rose mallow and buttonbush.
Cardinal flowers, rose mallow, and meadow beauties are in bloom.
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