Hibiscus leucophyllus Shiller. Phen: May-Jul. Hab: Coastal prairies. Dist: W. LA west to se. TX.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: It appears that H. leucophyllus Shiller should be recognized as a species. It is endemic to coastal prairies and similar habitats from s. LA to se. TX (and possibly in s. MS); it needs additional evaluation.
Synonymy: = Tx, Shiller (1960); < Hibiscus lasiocarpos Cav. – GW2; < Hibiscus moscheutos L. ssp. lasiocarpos (Cav.) O.J.Blanch. – FNA6, K1, K3