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Yellow Hibiscus

Hibiscus brackenridgei

Description:

This species was designated in 1988 as the Hawai‘i State Flower. It is rarely found in the wild but can be found more commonly in cultivation. It is normally a shrub but can get as tall as a 25-foot tree. It is gaining in popularity and is a favorite among gardeners for its showy yellow flowers (about 4 inches in diameter).

Habitat:

The growth habit is a tree or a shrub. They are found on the islands of Hawai`i, Maui and Lana`i in lowland dry to mesic forest and shrub land.

Notes:

Found by B building. Tamura - Pd1

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Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Dec 12, 2014
Submitted on Dec 19, 2014

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