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Saturday, September 9, 2017

September 9, 2017

Location: Fellsmere, Goodwin WMA

This is a Kosteletzkya virginica
Commonly known as Saltmarsh Mallow.
The petals are kind of whitish-pink,
And the stamen is kind of yallow.

(With special thanks [and apologies for the terrible rhyme] to Jim Stahl for the flower ID)

Sources: Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center Plant Database - Kosteletzkya virginica

Photo and text © 2017 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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