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Callirhoe triangulata

Callirhoe triangulata (Leavenworth) A. Gray

Clustered Poppy-mallow, Clustered Poppymallow, Purple Poppy Mallow, Sand Poppy, Triangular-leaf Mallow

Malvaceae (Mallow family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Pinkish or reddish purple with white basal spot.


USA: AL , GA , IA , IL , IN , MO , MS , NC , SC , WI
Native Habitat: Sand prairies, sand hills, sandy alluvium near streams.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-11-02
Research By: CBR

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