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



Winecup   Callirhoe involucrata    
Mallow family — Malvaceae

Also known as:
Slim-lobe Poppy-mallow, Geranium Poppy-mallow, Purple Poppy-mallow

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Winecups are a favorite Texas wildflower, adding their deep rich color to spring roadsides nearly throughout the state except for the Trans-Pecos deserts. They are low, sprawling or trailing perennials, so the leaves and stems are often mixed in with the other roadside plants.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)

 
 
 

Flowering Months: February, March, April, May, June

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