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Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

Malvaviscus arboreus Dill. ex Cav. var. drummondii (Torr. & A. Gray) Schery

Turk's Cap, Drummond's Turk's Cap, Drummond Turk's Cap, Wax Mallow, Drummond's Wax Mallow, Drummond Wax Mallow, Red Mallow, Texas Mallow, Mexican Apple, Sleeping Hibiscus, Bleeding Hearts, Manzanita

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii

Turk's Cap, Drummond's Wax-Mallow


Location: 10 m E. of Oakwell Farms Pky & S of the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Dense shade. Above average moisture. Deep alkaline, alluvial soil.

Description: Shrub to 3 m tall spreading through extended roots. Leaves alternate, rounded cordate, as long as broad (to 9cm), 3-lobed, dentate. Petioles to 4+ cm. Corolla vermillion, not fully opening. Staminate column exserted with numberous anthers at apex. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 15, 1987
Specimen number: 267

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0521
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB

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