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 Symbol: MAARD
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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.
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.
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