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Hibiscus moscheutos L.
crimsoneyed rosemallow



General Information
Symbol: HIMO
Group: Dicot
Family: Malvaceae
Duration: Annual
Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Subshrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

See U.S. county distributions (when available) by clicking on the map or the linked states below:

USA (AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV), CAN (ON)

Synonyms

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

This plant has no children

Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
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

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover