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Gossypium hirsutum (Upland cotton)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Gossypium hirsutum

Gossypium hirsutum L.

Upland cotton

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: gohi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Tree
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Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , HI , IL , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , PA , SC , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL UPL FACU UPL UPL UPL UPL UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Suppliers Directory

According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Native Plant Nursery - Sanibel, FL

Bibliography

Bibref 1207 - Earth Medicine, Earth Food (1990) Michael A. Weiner

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Gossypium hirsutum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Gossypium hirsutum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Gossypium hirsutum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2008-05-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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