Callirhoe leiocarpa R.F. Martin
Tall Poppymallow, Annual Winecup, Tall Poppy-mallow, Tall Poppy Mallow
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
Synonym(s): Callirhoe pedata
USDA Symbol: cale2
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems erect to weakly erect, up to about 3 feet long.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
DistributionUSA: KS , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Woods, mesquite groves, prairies, plains and roadsides in central and south Texas; also OK.
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Conditions Comments: Plant seeds or transplants in well drained soil in full sun. Can take drought but look best with some summer water. If desired, remove or mow plants after seed is collected or dispersed. Stunning when planted with Standing Cypress.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Nectar Source: yes
Deer Resistant: Minimal
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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
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0413 Collected May 28, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0874 Collected May 4, 1994 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
NPSOT 0533 Collected Jul 27, 1987 in Bexar County by Harry Cliffe
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Callirhoe leiocarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Callirhoe leiocarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Callirhoe leiocarpa
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-01-11
Research By: DEW, JSC, ADA