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Callirhoe  papaver (Cav.) A.Gray   
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FamilyMALVACEAE
Genus species var.Callirhoe  papaver (Cav.) A.Gray 
SynonymsMalva papaver Cav. (basionym)
Territory North-Central U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.AlabamaArkansasFloridaGeorgiaKansasLouisianaMississippiTexas
sands and heaths
Description leaves 5-7-lobate, segments entire, dentate or incissed, flowers 5-7cm across in raceme
Size20-30cm
Colorpurplish red, red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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