Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba
Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray var. lineariloba (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
Poppy mallow, Purple poppymallow, White poppy mallow, White winecup, Winecup
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
USDA Symbol: CAINL
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Retention: Evergreen , Semi-evergreen
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Notes: 6-12
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun
DistributionUSA: CO , FL , KS , NM , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Throughout Texas in open grasslands. Well-drained sand, loam, clay, limestone or igneous soils.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Cold Tolerant: yes
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: clay, sandy loam, gravelly clay, well drained
Conditions Comments: White winecup has masses of white to white with pink streakd flowers in spring. The trailing form and strongly lobed foliage are especially nice when planted with contrasting shapes and leaf textures of plants such as Wild Foxglove and Four-nerve Daisy. It can also look nice in a hanging basket or trailing over a wall. An attractive, spreading, drought tolerant perennial which must be in well-drained soil.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: Moderate
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
Gray Hairstreak |
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PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Commercially Avail: yes
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Mr. Smarty Plants says
Reason for small winecup flowers (Callirhoe sp.)
May 25, 2007
I purchased some winecup seeds from a wildflower seed company and planted them this past autumn. I live in the northcentral Texas area. This spring, several of the seeds sprouted but they had tiny lav...
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
NPSOT - Williamson County Chapter - Georgetown, TX
BibliographyBibref 1186 - Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America (2005) Covell, C.V., Jr.
Bibref 1185 - Field Guide to Western Butterflies (Peterson Field Guides) (1999) Opler, P.A. and A.B. Wright
Bibref 355 - Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest (1991) Miller, G. O.
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Callirhoe involucrata var. lineariloba in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff, LAL