OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hibiscus lasiocarpos   FAMILY Malvaceae   Go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hibiscus lasiocarpos   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Hibiscus lasiocarpus

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hibiscus lasiocarpos

 

COMMON NAME:
Western Rosemallow


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image of Hibiscus lasiocarpos, Western Rosemallow

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_hila6_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Hibiscus lasiocarpos   FAMILY Malvaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hibiscus lasiocarpos   FAMILY Malvaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Hibiscus lasiocarpus

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hibiscus lasiocarpos

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3518

Forb
Perennial

Native west and northwest of the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: marshes, swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White (sometimes pinkish) with a red or purple center
5 sepals united at base or more than half their length
5 petals united at base
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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