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Hibiscus grandiflorus Michx.
Swamp hibiscus, Swamp rosemallow

Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Hibiscus grandiflorus has been found in the following 16 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Allapattah Flats Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades and Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Milton E. Thompson Park Present Native
Nicodemus Slough Present Native
Pond Apple Slough Natural Area Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native

Hibiscus grandiflorus has been found in the following 8 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Hibiscus grandiflorus has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Basin Marsh
Depression Marsh
Floodplain Marsh
Floodplain Swamp
Marl Prairie
Swale
Wet Prairie

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Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Wes Jurgens
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Hibiscus grandiflorus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley