|Scientific Name||Callirhoe pedata (Callirhoe digitata var. stipulata)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CAPE23|
|Common Name||Palmleaf Poppymallow, Finger Poppymallow||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||565039|
|Family||Malvaceae (Mallow)||Wildflower Center Ref.||Click Here|
|Description||Habitat: Various soils in open areas in woods, prairies and roadsides.
Plant: Erect or reclining perennial 6 to 36 inches tall; smooth to slightly hair stems.
Leaves: Alternate, cordate or ovate in outline, crenate or palmately-divided into 3 to 5 lobes, each may be further divided; lobes linear to linear-lanceolate up to 4 inches long; on petioles 6 to 10 inches long with lanceolate stipules about 1/2 inch long at bases of petioles.
Inflorescence: Cup-shaped flowers on peduncles about 6 inches long; with 5 overlapping petals, 1/2 to 1 inch long, reddish purple without a white center; petals are fringed along their tops; 5 veined bracts underneath; no involucel.
Bloom Period: March to June.
References: "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist, "Wildflowers of Texas" by Michael Eason, C. digitata in "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and Flora of North America.
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