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Hibiscus lasiocarpos  Cav.  var. occidentalis  (Torr.) A. Gray
Woolly rose-mallow
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNDDB
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one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Parent: Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Genus: Hibiscus
Family: Malvaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSHibiscus californicus
JEFHibiscus lasiocarpos var. californicus
JEF + CNPSHibiscus lasiocarpus
JEFHibiscus moscheutos var. occidentalis
More information about  Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

CNPS Inventory


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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 10/06/2022).