Callirhoe pedata (Nutt. ex Hook.) A. Gray
Palmleaf poppymallow, Standing Winecup, Finger Poppy-mallow
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
Synonym(s): Callirhoe digitata var. stipulata
USDA Symbol: CAPE23
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AR , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Prefers plains, grassy slopes, and open woods of central Texas. Well-drained sand, loam, clay, and gravel.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Conditions Comments: Very similar to C. involucrata but has shorter bloom period, is not evergreen, and has more delicate foliage. Excellent mixed with short grasses and other wildflowers and is very well behaved in general garden situations. Standing winecup is often found growing at the edge of woodlands and is more shade tolerant than other winecups.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Minimal
PropagationPropagation Material: Seeds
Description: Plants disappear in summer, but re-emerge in fall.
Seed Collection: Collect seed in May, June. Falls as soon as dry, so watch closely.
Commercially Avail: yes
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
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0582 Collected May 11, 1990 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-34 Collected 2006-05-24 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Callirhoe pedata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Callirhoe pedata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Callirhoe pedata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2013-08-14
Research By: TWC Staff, LAL