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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Malvids: Malvales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Callirhoe pedata   FAMILY Malvaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callirhoe pedata   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Palmleaf Poppy-mallow


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image of Callirhoe pedata, Palmleaf Poppy-mallow

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_pedata_palmleaf_3

July        

image of Callirhoe pedata, Palmleaf Poppy-mallow

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_c_pedata_palmleaf

August        

Inflorescence paniculate; petals deep red, with a white basal spot, per Weakley's Flora.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Callirhoe pedata   FAMILY Malvaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Callirhoe pedata   FAMILY Malvaceae

 

Find by scientific name:

3589

Forb
Perennial

Native west of GA-NC-SC, plausibly native to GA or perhaps only adventive

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in occasionally mowed roadside and adjacent powerline right-of-way, with other species of calcareous prairie habitats, per Weakley's Flora

map
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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Deep purplish-pink
Bisexual
5 sepals
5 petals
Stamens united to form a staminal column surrounding ovary and styles
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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