Calflora
Taxon  Report   11194    
Hibiscus lasiocarpos  Cav.  var. occidentalis  (Torr.) A. Gray
Woolly rose-mallow
Hibiscus lasiocarpos var. occidentalis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to North America.
also called Hibiscus lasiocarpos
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: MALVACEAE  
Genus: Hibiscus
Parent: Hibiscus lasiocarpos
Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).