Taxon  Report   4182 
Hibiscus lasiocarpos  Cav.
rose mallow
Hibiscus lasiocarpos, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [2.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2002 Kristiaan Stuart
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2002 Kristiaan Stuart
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Genus: Hibiscus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
CNPS: accepted name: Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
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PLANTS: Hibiscus californicus
PLANTS: Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Hibiscus leucophyllus
PLANTS: Hibiscus moscheutos ssp. lasiocarpos
PLANTS: Hibiscus moscheutos var. occidentalis
PLANTS: Hibiscus platanoides
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 02, 2015).

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