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Callirhoe scabriuscula (Texas poppymallow)
Cliffe, Harry

Callirhoe scabriuscula

Callirhoe scabriuscula B.L. Rob.

Texas Poppymallow, Texas Poppy Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow Family)


USDA Symbol: CASC4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist


Attracts: Birds , Butterflies , Hummingbirds

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1TT
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (TX)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Callirhoe scabriuscula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Callirhoe scabriuscula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Callirhoe scabriuscula


Record Modified: 2023-04-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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