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Abutilon trisulcatum

Abutilon trisulcatum (Jacq.) Urb.

Anglestem Indian Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)

Synonym(s): Abutilon triquetrum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 8 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Dec


Native Distribution: Extreme South Texas

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) 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 trisulcatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Abutilon trisulcatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Abutilon trisulcatum


Record Modified: 2023-06-12
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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