Callirhoe involucrata

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Scientific Name Callirhoe involucrata USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Winecup, Purple Poppymallow ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Malvaceae (Mallow) SEINet Reference
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Description Sprawling perennial 6-12 inches tall, stems to 18 inches long, found in open, grassy areas; leaves deeply cut into 5 to 7 lobes; cup-shaped flowers with 5 reddish-purple petals about one inch long supported by 5 green sepals; involucre below with 3 bractlets. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status

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