Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba

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Scientific Name Callirhoe involucrata variety lineariloba USDA PLANTS Symbol
CAINL
Common Name White Winecup, Poppymallow ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
527015
Family Malvaceae (Mallow) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Habitat: Sandy or gravelly soils in grasslands and open areas in woods, scrubland and thickets.
Plant: Decumbent, sprawling perennial 6 to 12 inches tall; trailing stems to 18 inches long.
Leaves: Alternate, stalked, somewhat round in outline with 5 to 7 very deep, palmate, inversely lance-shaped lobes which are further lobed or deeply toothed.
Inflorescence: Cup-shaped flowers with 5 white or pinkish overlapping petals, 1 inch long; 5 bracts underneath and an involucel (3 bractlets) below.
Bloom Period: February to June.
References: Flora of North America, "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
Notes: Variety lineariloba native to Williamson, Menard and Kimbel counties. Images below from Lady Bird John Wildflower Center, Austin.
Texas Status
Native

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