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Collection Details

Species: Hibiscus laevis All.

Malvaceae Hibiscus laevis All.
Tiana F. Rehman , K.N. Taylor, K.M. Barfield, R.J. O'Kennon 473

Collection Date: 27 June 2012
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: North America

Country: United States of America

Region: Texas

Subregion: Tarrant County

Locality Description: Fort Worth. Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. West side of the levée to Todd Island, approximately 8 meters into the Crosstimbers trail from the parking lot on Shoreline Road.

DD Latitude: 32.8488

DD Longitude: -97.4763

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 183 m


Habitat Description: West Fort of Trinity River. At edge of water, along narrow bank before forested edge. Partial shade. Growing with: Lippia lanceolata, Sesbania vesicaria, Justicia americana and Scoenoplectus tabernaemontani.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Erect herb in flower. White showy petals that are a deep crimson at their bases. Immature apparently inflated fruit are green, maturing to papery brown. Seeds are a covered with a ferruginous pubescence.

Height: 1.2-2 m

Other Data

Research Site: Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

Project: Flora of Tarrant County, Texas