Genus& species; Tree genous &, New & old world
Family charecteristcs; White fiberous balls called cotton with small seeds, it also hase large splite leaves.
Identifying traits of the speices;grown sence the English came to America, barck like stems
Average plant size; 1"-5" feet tall & 3"-6" in wide.
Type of flower or fruit; FRUIT- fibous balls called cotton
FLOWER- wite flower that turns purple after 2 days of blom
Season in wich the plant bloms; July-September
Type of habitat; warm plces like California
Special importance to man or animal;
INSECT- Bollweevil, Lays eggs in cotton balls