Napaea dioica L.
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
USDA Symbol: NADI2
3-6 ft. stems are branched above and bear large leaves and terminal clusters of white flowers. The leaves are generally round in outline but are cut into 5-9, coarsely toothed lobes. Individual flowers are tubular and crowded together in large clusters.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: DC , IA , IL , IN , MN , OH , VA , VT , WI
Native Distribution: OH to WI, s. to VA & IA
Native Habitat: Moist, alluvial woods; wet roadsides
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
National Wetland Indicator Status
BibliographyBibref 946 - Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes (2002) Wasowski, Sally
Bibref 1294 - The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Napaea dioica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Napaea dioica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Napaea dioica
MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-12-09
Research By: TWC Staff