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Hibiscus coccineus Walter
Scarlet rosemallow

Hibiscus coccineus
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2015
St. Lucie County, Florida

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Shrub

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Other data on Hibiscus coccineus available from :

Hibiscus coccineus has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native

Hibiscus coccineus has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Reported
Collier County Native
Martin County Native

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

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Hibiscus coccineus
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney, 2015
St. Lucie County, Florida
Hibiscus coccineus
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer