Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10843 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Hibiscus trionum L.
Common name   flower-of-an-hour
D.M. Barnes   4820  
Coll. Date 03 September 2005 
United States
Utah County
Locality American Fork, residence.
     Elev.: 4566 ft. (1392 m.)
Habitat Notes garden weed. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 23'  31" N, 111° 48'  31" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): GPS
Georef. Notes This coordinate was obtained by a GPS unit and an error estimate was not recorded by the user. However due to the accuracy of most units, a polygon diameter between 25 and 250 meters could reasonably be assumed.


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Hibiscus trionum L.

     Trionum trionum (L.) Woot. & Standl.

Common Name(s): bladder ketmia, flower of an hour, flowerofanhour, flower-of-an-hour, rosemallow, Venice mallow.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=21639, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Dilleniidae
                            Order: Malvales
                                Family: Malvaceae
                                    Genus: Hibiscus
                                        Species: Hibiscus trionum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10843s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 04669s1.jpg 
specimen image: 05540s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
13022 Agrostis stolonifera      "creeping bentgrass" same section
16904 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" same section
13023 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" same section
13206 Asclepias incarnata      "swamp milkweed" same section
13028 Bromus inermis      "smooth brome" same section
05189 Campanula rapunculoides      "rampion bellflower" same section
13026 Carex utriculata      "Northwest Territory sedge" same section
13024 Castilleja exilis     same section
05293 Cichorium intybus      "chicory" same section
14064 Cleome serrulata      "Rocky Mountain beeplant" 1.1 mi. SE
05190 Daucus carota  subsp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" same section
05312 Daucus carota  subsp. carota   "Queen Anne's lace" same section
05296 Dipsacus sylvestris     same section
00440 Elaeagnus angustifolia      "Russian olive" 1.8 mi. SE
05511 Eleusine indica      "India goosegrass" 1.6 mi. S
13030 Elymus trachycaulus  subsp. trachycaulus   "slender wheatgrass" same section
00232 Equisetum laevigatum      "smooth horsetail" 1.8 mi. SE
05316 Eragrostis cilianensis      "stinkgrass" same section
05510 Eragrostis pectinacea      "tufted lovegrass" same section
14065 Eupatorium maculatum      "spotted trumpetweed" 1 mi. SE
04738 Glycyrrhiza lepidota  var. lepidota  same section
16906 Helenium autumnale      "common sneezeweed" same section
04736 Helianthus nuttallii      "Nuttall's sunflower" same section
13027 Juncus ensifolius  var. montanus  same section
04574 Juncus torreyi      "Torrey's rush" 1.6 mi. S
05294 Lactuca serriola      "prickly lettuce" same section
08539 Lemna valdiviana      "valdivia duckweed" 1.8 mi. SE
04735 Mentha spicata      "spearmint" same section
04573 Muhlenbergia asperifolia      "scratchgrass" 1.6 mi. S
16905 Nepeta cataria      "catnip" same section
04737 Oenothera elata      "Hooker's evening primrose" same section
16907 Persicaria maculosa     same section
00263 Ranunculus inamoenus  var. inamoenus   "graceful buttercup" 1.8 mi. SE
00443 Rhus aromatica  var. trilobata   "skunkbush sumac" 1.8 mi. SE
00512 Rumex obtusifolius      "bitter dock" 1.8 mi. SE
05191 Saponaria officinalis      "bouncingbet" same section
04575 Scirpus pungens  var. longispicatus  1.6 mi. S
02843 Solanum rostratum      "buffalobur nightshade" 1.2 mi. W
05295 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" same section
05704 Sonchus arvensis      "field sowthistle" 1 mi. SE
13029 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" same section
13213 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" same section
14066 Sonchus uliginosus      "moist sowthistle" 1 mi. SE
00357 Tamarix chinensis      "five-stamen tamarisk" 1.8 mi. SE
13025 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" same section
13240 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" same section
14067 Verbena hastata      "swamp verbena" 1 mi. SE


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 797 ft. S 4613  Lehi 
Shelley School (School) Utah County, UT 1928 ft. SE 4620  Lehi 
Mitchells Hollow (Valley) Utah County, UT 2042 ft. W   Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. SE 4620  Lehi 
American Fork Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 0.6 mi. E 4702  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. S 4584  Lehi 
American Fork Junior High School (School) Utah County, UT 0.8 mi. NE 4767  Lehi 
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (Cemetery) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4633  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 4636  Lehi 
Forbes School (School) Utah County, UT 1 mi. SE 4633  Lehi 
Community Presbyterian Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4610  Lehi 
Calvary Chapel (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4623  Lehi 
American Fork (Populated Place) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. SE 4607  Lehi 
Robinson Park (Park) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4603  Lehi 
Faith Independent Baptist Church (Church) Utah County, UT 1.4 mi. S 4590  Pelican Point 
American Fork Post Office (Post Office) Utah County, UT 1.3 mi. SE 4600  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. NE 4771  Lehi 
Mitchell Ditch (Canal) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. E 4725  Lehi 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.5 mi. S 4580  Pelican Point 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Church) Utah County, UT 1.2 mi. W 4646  Lehi 


Taxon Links for species Hibiscus trionum  L.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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