Taxon  Report   4182 
Hibiscus lasiocarpos  Cav.
Rose mallow
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2002 Kristiaan Stuart
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Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2012 Steven Perry
Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2012 Steven Perry
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.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [2.2] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hibiscus lasiocarpos
© 2002 Kristiaan Stuart
Genus: Hibiscus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh
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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
More information about  Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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