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Hibiscus biseptus (Arizona rosemallow)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Hibiscus biseptus

Hibiscus biseptus S. Watson

Arizona Rosemallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)


USDA Symbol: hibi

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Petals yellow to cream, with maroon lines or spots basally.



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


Record Modified: 2022-11-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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