Hibiscus laevis Allioni. Phen: Jun-Aug (-Nov); Aug-Oct (-Dec). Hab: Freshwater marshes, exposed riverbanks, sandbars. Dist: S. PA south to FL Panhandle, west to TX; north in the interior to around the Great Lakes.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Ar, C, Fl4, FNA6, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, WH3; = Hibiscus militaris Cav. – F, G, GW2, RAB, S, Tx, WV