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Upland Cotton

Gossypium hirsutum L.

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Gossypium hirsutum (Upland Cotton) is a species of shrub in the family mallows. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to The Contiguous United States, Puerto Rico, Pacific Basin excluding Hawaii, and U.S. Virgin Islands. They have simple, broad leaves and loculicidal capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by http:treatment.plazi.orgid8A1F6FE9F8E85C709DD6C0CD0F9E58F7, American Bumblebee, Cotton Stainer, and Common Oblique Syrphid. Individuals can grow to 0.41 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of upland cotton. View this species on GBIF