New York Metropolitan Flora

Hibiscus laevis All. - Halberdleaf Rosemallow

Excluded species

Non-native

By Kerry Barringer

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 01/25/2012

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Common Names

Halberdleaf Rosemallow

General Discussion

This species is native to the central U.S. with a traditional range to southern Pennsylvania. A couple reports of this species in the New York metropolitan area have not been confirmed; and most likely represent cultivated material or mis-identifications of the morphologically similar H. moscheutos L.