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Abutilon permolle

Abutilon permolle (Willd.) Sweet

Coastal Indian Mallow, Coastal Indian-mallow, Velvety Abutilon

Malvaceae (Mallow family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


Native Habitat: Coastal areas, disturbed sites, often on limestone soil.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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