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Callirhoe leiocarpa R.F. Martin
Tall poppymallow, Annual winecup, Tall poppy-mallow
USDA Symbol: CALE2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf Arrangement: Alternate Leaf Complexity: Simple Breeding System:
Flowers Bisexual Size Notes:
1-3 Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
KS , OK , TX Native Habitat:
Woods, mesquite groves, prairies, plains and roadsides in central and south Texas; also OK.
USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Conditions Comments: Plant seeds or transplants in well drained soil in full sun. Can take drought but look best with some summer water. If desired, remove or mow plants after seed is collected or dispersed. Stunning when planted with Standing Cypress.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Minimal
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Reason for small winecup flowers (Callirhoe sp.)
May 25, 2007
I purchased some winecup seeds from a wildflower seed company and planted them this past autumn. I live in the northcentral Texas area. This spring, several of the seeds sprouted but they had tiny lav...
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Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0874
Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry CliffeNPSOT 0533
Collected Jul 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry CliffeNPSOT 0413
Collected May 28, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
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Record Modified: 2008-12-17
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA