Swamp (not marsh) Rose Mallow, a member of the hibiscus family with a large hibiscus-like flowers. Common in wetlands in our region (mostly marshes, I would add), their blossoms are as large as 10 inches across. However:
The saga actually begins over in Europe where the inhabitants would collect a certain plant from marshy areas. The roots of the plant could be boiled to produce a white sticky substance. Even though it was discovered to have no medical properties, it still satisfied the sweet tooth of children. - "Would a Mallow by Any Other Name Taste So Sweet?"Seashore Mallow, much smaller, but found in similar habitat. Both of these were growing along the edge of the marina, just above the usual high tide mark.
American Lady and a Silver-Spotted Skipper share a wild Yarrow bloom on the cliffs.
Cabbage White rests on the Kudzu.