All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Crimson-eyed or Swamp Rose-mallow</strong>
<span style="color: blue;">Aquatic</span>
<em>Hibiscus moscheutos</em> /Mallow Family<br>
I had a very angry osprey circling overhead when I took this picture! I guess I was a bit too close to her n...
Crimson-eyed or Swamp Rose-mallow
Aquatic
Hibiscus moscheutos /Mallow Family

I had a very angry osprey circling overhead when I took this picture! I guess I was a bit too close to her nest (on top of a utility pole) for her comfort! These plants are related to hibiscus, althea bushes, hollyhocks, cotton, and ocra.
Perennial
Where seen:Oak Ridge Greenways, Great Smoky Mountains NP
(story)

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