Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Callirhoe triangulata (Leavenw.) A.Gray image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Eric J. Epstein

Eric J. Epstein

Thomas A. Meyer
Family Malvaceae
Callirhoe triangulata (Leavenw.) A.Gray
clustered poppy mallow
Callirhoe: from Greek mythology; Greek calos, "beautiful"
triangulata: triangular
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-40" tall, roughly hairy forb; roots thicker near the middle and tapering toward the ends
Flower: red with a white center, 5-parted, 1 1/4"-2 1/2" wide, petals square at the tips; inflorescence of several, crowded flowers on a short stalk from the leaf axils; blooms June-Aug.
Leaf:mostly triangular with a wide base, shallowly-lobed, long-stalked
Habitat: full sun; dry; prairies, woods, inland sands; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Malva triangulata Leavenw.

         
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