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Hibiscus coccineus Walter
Scarlet rosemallow

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hibiscus coccineus
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Other data on Hibiscus coccineus available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Hibiscus coccineus has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native


Hibiscus coccineus has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Recorded as Present in Error
Collier County Native


Hibiscus coccineus has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Strand Swamp


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Hibiscus coccineus
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer