Jepson eFlora
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Key to Hibiscus

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1. Annual; petals yellow with dark basal spot; calyx inflated, bladder-like in fruit ..... H. trionum

1' Perennial herb or subshrub; petals white, lavender, to rose; calyx not inflated in fruit

2. Leaf blade 1–3 cm, ovate; flowers in leaf axils; flower stalk 0.5–1.5 cm; sepals fused only at base; petals 2–2.7 cm; seed densely silky; dry habitats ..... H. denudatus

2' Leaf blade 6–10 cm, cordate; flowers near stem tip; flower stalk 1–8 cm; sepals fused 1/2; petals 6–10 cm; seed glabrous; wet habitats ..... H. lasiocarpos var. occidentalis


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