USDA Symbol:CALE2 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Wine-Cup, Poppy Mallow
Location: Eastern base of the hill west of the town homes on South Oakwell Farms Pky--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Half shade. Damp, rocky, alkaline soil.
Description: 120 cm, erect, slim annual. Taproot slender, 9 cm long. Upper leaves more deeply 3-parted & with narrower lobes than lower ones. Peduncles to 85 cm. Sepals of fruiting calyx 4x10 mm, joined below middle, persistent. Carpels 10, carpel beaks protrude above body and are large and hollow. Petals about 2 cm long, red-purple, erose at summit.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 28, 1987
Specimen number: 183