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Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia
Callirhoe papaver (Cav.) Gray
Woodland Poppy-mallow, Woodland poppymallow
USDA Symbol: capa2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A sprawling, prostrate plant with stems 5-10 ft. long from a taproot. The large, poppy-like flowers, 2-3 in. across, are a deep-magenta and are solitary and scattered on long peduncles. The leaves are variable, usually divided into 3-5 linear to elliptic segments.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , TX Native Distribution:
N. Florida to e. Texas, north to Georgia and Arkansas. Native Habitat:
Pinelands; calcareous fields; roadsides. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff