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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



Desert Poppy   Kallstroemia grandiflora    
Caltrop family — Zygophyllaceae

Also known as:
Mexican Poppy, Orange Caltrop

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Across the Trans-Pecos, large populations of this sprawling annual can appear and bloom in years of good rain. The flowers, which can appear anytime from May through late fall depending on the rain, can be over two inches across.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)

 
 

Flowering Months: May, June, July, August, September, October, November

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