Hibiscus lasiocarpos

ClassificationDicots
FamilyMalvaceae
Family (Traditional)Malvaceae
GenusHibiscus
Species:Hibiscus lasiocarpos Cav.
Common NameRosemallow; Woolly Rosemallow
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Annual; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 5
StatusNative
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** 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
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Hibiscus californicus Hibiscus californicus Kellogg
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
Hibiscus leucophyllus Hibiscus leucophyllus Shiller
Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. lasiocarpos (Cav.) O. J. Blanch.
Hibiscus moscheutos var. occidentalis Hibiscus moscheutos var. occidentalis Torr.
Hibiscus platanoides Hibiscus platanoides Greene

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: Hickman (KY), McCracken (KY), Dyer (TN), Obion (TN), Putnam (TN), Rutherford (TN), Shelby (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, HTTU, MEM, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1962 - 1996

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0147723 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
TENN-V-0147716 Obion Tennessee
TENN
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
APSC0098403 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
HTTU021832 Tennessee
HTTU
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
HTTU021831 Tennessee
HTTU
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
MEM000855 Shelby Tennessee 04 Oct 1963 T.L. Jackson
32
MEM
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
31234100540796 Hickman Kentucky 09 Aug 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6121
EKY
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
31234100540804 McCracken Kentucky 06 Oct 1996 Ronald L. Jones
8084
EKY
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
31234100540788 Hickman Kentucky 09 Aug 1962 Elizabeth M. Browne
6122
EKY
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
APSC0098404 Dyer Tennessee
APSC
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
APSC0078942 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
HTTU010022 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
HTTU021841 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
HTTU010020 McCracken Kentucky
HTTU
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
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Plant Photos

Hibiscus lasiocarpos - Theo Witsell
Hibiscus lasiocarpos - Theo Witsell
Hibiscus lasiocarpos - Theo Witsell
Hibiscus lasiocarpos - Theo Witsell