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  1. flower-of-an-hour, flowers-of-an-hour, bladder ketmia, black-eyed Susan, Hibiscus trionum(noun)

    annual weedy herb with ephemeral yellow purple-eyed flowers; Old World tropics; naturalized as a weed in North America

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  1. Hibiscus trionum

    Hibiscus trionum, commonly called Flower-of-an-Hour, bladder hibiscus, bladder ketmia, bladder weed, flower-of-an-hour, flower-of-the-hour, modesty, puarangi, shoofly, and venice mallow, is an annual plant that is native to the east of the Mediterranean in the Levant, It has spread throughout southern Europe both as a weed and cultivated as a garden plant. It has been introduced to the United States as an ornamental where it has become naturalized as a weed of cropland and vacant land. The plant grows to a height of 20-50 cm, sometimes as much as 80 cm, and has white or yellow flowers with a purple centre.

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