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Callirhoe papaver (Cav.) A. Gray
Woodland poppymallow, Woodland Poppy-mallow
USDA Symbol: CAPA2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A sprawling, prostrate plant with stems 5-10 ft. long from a taproot. The large, poppy-like flowers, 2-3 in. across, are a deep-magenta and are solitary and scattered on long peduncles. The leaves are variable, usually divided into 3-5 linear to elliptic segments.
Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
, TX Native Distribution:
N. Florida to e. Texas, north to Georgia and Arkansas. Native Habitat:
Pinelands; calcareous fields; roadsides.
Record Last Modified: 2013-10-24
Research By: TWC Staff