plant or weed identification

blackcatkarmaJuly 20, 2014

i have trying to find out what this plant is without much luck...before the flower opens, it resembles a upright chinese lantern.
the flowers open in the morning...but close most of the afternoon...any ideas?

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blackcatkarma

i don't think my pic posted...try again

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 1:37AM
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blackcatkarma

a pic before the flowers open

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 1:41AM
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alisonoz_gw

something in the same family as hibiscus - abelmoschus or such

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 1:42AM
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floral_uk z.8/9 SW UK

Hibiscus trionum aka Flower of an Hour.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 3:09AM
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blackcatkarma

thank you! now i can find a little info...guess it's invasive, but they aren't in an area to worry about for now.

    Bookmark   July 20, 2014 at 10:38AM
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