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Hibiscus moscheutos L.
CRIMSONEYED ROSEMALLOW
Rose mallow; Crimson-eyed rosemallow; Hibiscus lasiocarpos

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Acanaloniidae  Acanalonia conica @ MEMU_ENT (1)
Apidae  Bombus griseocollis @ PN- (1)

Bombus impatiens @ PN- (1)

Bombus pensylvanicus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melissodes bimaculata @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Ptilothrix bombiformis @ AMNH_BEE (4)
Halictidae  Agapostemon virescens @ UCMS_ENT (2)
Pentatomidae  Euschistus servus @ MEMU_ENT (2)
Rhopalidae  Niesthrea @ MEMU_ENT (5)
Triozidae  Bactericera lavaterae @ CSCA_TCN (1)
_  Formicidae @ PN- (1)

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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Hibiscus moscheutos L. ( Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. moscheutos , Hibiscus moscheutos subsp. palustris ) Rose-mallow
Malvaceae — Mallow family
Native
Hibiscus moscheutos
Cape Henlopen State Park
August 2008

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Hibiscus lasiocarpos Cav. - Rose Mallow

Hibiscus lasiocarpos plant

Family - Malvaceae

Stems - To 2.5m tall, herbaceous, glabrous and glaucous to pubescent, reddish above, multiple from base, branching.

Hibiscus lasiocarpos stem

Leaves - Alternate, petiolate. Petiole to 8cm long, glabrous and glaucous to sparse pubescent, reddish. Blade ovate, cordate to subcordate at base, acuminate at apex, to 15cm long, +10cm broad, glabrous to sparse pubescent or sericeous with stellate hairs below, dentate, with or without small lobes, NOT with two pointed lobes at base perpendicular to midrib (these are found in H. militaris (syn. H. laevis ) which can have an identical flower). Veins of blade typically red.

Hibiscus lasiocarpos stem

Inflorescence - Single pedunculate flowers from leaf axils. Peduncle to +4cm long, reddish, glabrous and glaucous to pubescent. Flowers subtended by ring of 10 erect attenuate bracts. Bracts to +2.5cm long, 2mm broad, pubescent.

Hibiscus lasiocarpos bracts Bracts.

Flowers - Corolla large, to +15cm broad. Petals 5, adnate to stamen column at base, white(or pink) with wine color at base, to 10cm long, 6cm broad, externally dense stellate pubescent at base. Stamens many at apex of column. Filaments to 3mm long. Anthers 2mm long. Carpels 5. Style 5-parted near apex. Stigmas 5, capitate. Calyx tube to +2cm long, 5-lobed, 5-nerved, stellate pubescent. Lobes to 2cm long, 1.7cm broad at base, acuminate, dense stellate pubescent. Calyx accrescent.

Hibiscus lasiocarpos flower Close-up of floral organs.

Flowering - July - October.

Habitat - Wet edges of ponds, lakes, ditches, and streams, low wet woods.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This plant is quite variable in its pubescence. Some plants are almost completely glabrous and others just a meter away are densely pubescent. The corolla is typically white with the wine base but pink flowered plants are found also. Here is a pink plant:

Hibiscus lasiocarpos pink plant

The flowers of this plant are very showy and dominate the landscape when in full bloom. This is a great native plant to use in a wet garden location. The seeds are easy to collect as the capsule stays within the persistent calyx until it dries and falls.

Photographs taken off Hwy 60 near Poplar Bluff, MO., 8-8-04, and off Hwy 70 east of St. Louis, MO., 8-7-05.


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Hibiscus moscheutos L.
crimsoneyed rosemallow

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General Information
Symbol: HIMO
Group: Dicot
Family: Malvaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit : Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status : CAN   N
L48   N
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©Robin R. Buckallew. United States, TX, Denton. Usage Requirements .

Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

©Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky . University Press of Kentucky. Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, VA, Potomac Flats. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

Patrick J. Alexander. Usage Requirements .

©Dwight K. Lauer. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

©Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States, VA, Woodbridge, Occoquan National Wildlife Refuge. Usage Requirements .

©Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . United States, VA, Woodbridge, Occoquan National Wildlife Refuge. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, LA, Plaquemines Co., Mississippi River Delta. July 12, 1982. Usage Requirements .

©Jim Stasz. United States, NJ. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 524. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 524. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 524. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
HIIN5 Hibiscus incanus Wendl. f.
HIMOI Hibiscus moscheutos L. ssp. incanus (Wendl. f.) H.E. Ahles
HIMOM Hibiscus moscheutos L. ssp. moscheutos
HIMOP Hibiscus moscheutos L. ssp. palustris (L.) R.T. Clausen
HIMOP2 Hibiscus moscheutos L. var. purpurascens Sweet
HIOC2 Hibiscus oculiroseus Britton
HIOP Hibiscus opulifolius Greene
HIPA6 Hibiscus palustris L.
HIPI4 Hibiscus pinetorum Greene

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Malvales
Family Malvaceae – Mallow family
Genus Hibiscus L. – rosemallow
Species Hibiscus moscheutos L. – crimsoneyed rosemallow

Subordinate Taxa

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Wetland Status

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North America
Arid West OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont OBL
Great Plains OBL
Midwest OBL
Northcentral & Northeast OBL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast OBL

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Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley) (HIMO)
Kemper Center for Home Gardening (HIMO)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (HIMO)
USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (HIMO)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (HIMO)
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point Freckmann Herbarium (HIMO)

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Hibiscus moscheutos
Hibiscus moscheutos
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© 2008 Louis-M. Landry

Hibiscus moscheutos
Hibiscus moscheutos
Rose Mallow
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2015 Nick Kurzenko

Hibiscus moscheutos
Hibiscus moscheutos
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

Hibiscus moscheutos
Hibiscus moscheutos
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© 2016 Zoya Akulova

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