Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


913

Shrub
Perennial

Non-native

map
To see a detailed map, click here

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Red
5-lobed campanulate or tubular calyx
5-petaled tubular corolla
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Usually red
Berry-like fleshy schizocarp

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Malvaviscus arboreus var. arboreus   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Malvaviscus arboreus var. mexicanus

(?) Hibiscus ...

 

COMMON NAME:
Wax Mallow