Taxon: Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb.

 
Genus: Sphaeralcea
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 105692
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 40:58. 1913
Name Verified on: 28-Feb-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 26 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. Illustrated flora of British Columbia. 1999 (IllF Brit Col)
  • Eilers, L. J. & D. M. Roosa The vascular plants of Iowa. 1994 (L Iowa)
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1988. Malvaceae of Mexico Syst. Bot. Monogr. 25:426.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • La Duke, J. & D. K. Northington 1978. The systematics of Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. (Malvaceae) SouthW. Naturalist 23:651-660.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas. 1991 (L Minn)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. 1987 (F Utah)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Sphaeralcea coccinea (Nutt.) Rydb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Sphaeralcea coccinea cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image