Plant ID forum: unknown white flower

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Name: tabby
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tabby
Aug 13, 2012 12:55 PM CST
Here's an interesting flower that popped up in my yard. Anyone know what it is?

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KentPfeiffer
Aug 14, 2012 1:07 AM CST

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It's Hibiscus trionum, commonly called Flower-Of-An-Hour. It commonly volunteers in gardens or just about anywhere there is bare soil.
Name: tabby
denver, colorado zone 5
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tabby
Aug 14, 2012 9:24 AM CST
Thanks!
I don't know where it came from since not many people are into flowers around me, and definitely not into anything unusual. I've collected seeds from it.
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purpleinopp
Aug 16, 2012 8:12 AM CST
Birds probably deposited the seed. It's not unusual, a ubiquitous weed.

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CindiKS
Aug 16, 2012 11:38 AM CST
Tabby,
don't worry--if you had one of them this year, next year you'll have 50,000.
i got some one year in a load of compost, and I've been struggling ever since to get rid of them.

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woofie
Aug 16, 2012 12:07 PM CST
Feel free to get rid of a few in this direction! Hilarious!
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