Hibiscus laevis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMalvaceae
Family (Traditional)Malvaceae
GenusHibiscus
SpeciesHibiscus laevis All.
Common NameHalberdleaf rosemallow, Sweatingweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesHabit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Purple; Fruit Color: Brown ;
*Average C-Value: 5.6
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S5] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Ballard (KY), Calloway (KY), Campbell (KY), Casey (KY), Daviess (KY), Edmonson (KY), Fulton (KY), Henderson (KY), Hickman (KY), Hopkins (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), McLean (KY), Marshall (KY), Muhlenberg (KY), Oldham (KY), Pendleton (KY), Trigg (KY), Anderson (TN), Benton (TN), Cheatham (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Dyer (TN), Franklin (TN), Hardin (TN), Haywood (TN), Henry (TN), Houston (TN), Humphreys (TN), Jefferson (TN), Lake (TN), Lauderdale (TN), Montgomery (TN), Obion (TN), Perry (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Tipton (TN), Wayne (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, KNK, MTSU, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1965 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100540630 Ballard Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8019
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540747 Cheatham Tennessee 22 Jul 1974 Ronald L. Jones
54
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540663 Hopkins Kentucky 12 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5019
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540671 McCracken Kentucky 25 Aug 1976 Raymond Athey
3614
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100731551 Cheatham Tennessee 22 Jul 1974 Ronald L. Jones
54
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540655 Henderson Kentucky 28 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
5274
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540648 Casey Kentucky 28 Jul 1988 Bruce Hoagland
486
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540689 McCreary Kentucky 23 Jul 1980 Rob Jacobs
2058012
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
BEREA016607 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Hibiscus laevis
31973000016181 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Hibiscus laevis
31973000016180 Pendleton Kentucky
KNK
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147695 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147679 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147678 Henry Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540697 McLean Kentucky 30 Jul 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4803
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540705 Muhlenberg Kentucky 05 Aug 1980 Richard H. Hannan
4868
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
31234100540739 Cheatham Tennessee 22 Jul 1974 R. Jones
54
EKY
Hibiscus laevis
BEREA016606 Calloway Kentucky
BEREA
Hibiscus laevis
BEREA016609 Stewart Tennessee
BEREA
Hibiscus laevis
31973000016179 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147681 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147673 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147692 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147687 Lauderdale Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147702 Wayne Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147700 Tipton Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147694 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147674 Benton Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147830 Fulton Kentucky
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147693 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147672 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147685 Jefferson Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0243178 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147677 Haywood Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147699 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147688 Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147675 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147686 Lake Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147696 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147697 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009846 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009920 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0106469 Daviess Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009924 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009917 Stewart Tennessee 13 Jul 1965 William H. Ellis
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147676 Hardin Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0147698 Shelby Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
UCHT019636 Houston Tennessee
UCHT
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0059368 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107955 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009926 Benton Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009922 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107957 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009927 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0098401 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107956 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081613 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107954 McCracken Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0052986 Ballard Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0063168 Pendleton Kentucky 02 Jul 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009925 Henry Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081616 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009849 Humphreys Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081611 Muhlenberg Kentucky 21 Nov 1978 Rich Hannan
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0092631 Houston Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107958 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009923 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009915 Stewart Tennessee 01 Aug 1975 Edward Chester
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081610 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0050507 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0106470 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0107392 Henderson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009916 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081617 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081615 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0009921 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
HTTU010016 Kentucky
HTTU
Hibiscus laevis
MTSU014452 Davidson Tennessee 17 Jul 2001 Angela Cathey
MTSU
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0244418 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
TENN-V-0244417 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus laevis
UOS03798 Franklin Tennessee 06 Sep 2000 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0100989 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
APSC0081614 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus laevis
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