General Landscape Uses:
Occasionally grown by native plant nurseries.
Peninsular Florida in eastern coastal counties from Brevard County south to Broward County, rare in Highlands County, and reported for Lee County; West Indies, southern Mexico, Central America and South America. Most common in Martin and northern Palm Beach counties; perhaps extirpated in Brevard and Broward counties.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Moderate; grows near salt water, but is usually protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.
Wildlife and Ecology:
Provides significant habitat for invertebrate associates.
Can be grown from seed.
See a 2019 post on the Treasure Coast Natives
blog on lindenleaf rosemallow and its invertebrate associates.