poppy mallow


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Related to poppy mallow: Callirhoe, Callirhoe involucrata, Callirhoe digitata
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Noun1.poppy mallow - a plant of the genus Callirhoe having palmately cleft leaves and white to red or purple flowers borne throughout the summerpoppy mallow - a plant of the genus Callirhoe having palmately cleft leaves and white to red or purple flowers borne throughout the summer
mallow - any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
Callirhoe, genus Callirhoe - small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
Callirhoe digitata, fringed poppy mallow - perennial poppy mallow of United States southern plains states having rose-red or rose-purple flowers
Callirhoe involucrata, purple poppy mallow - hairy perennial of central United States having round deeply lobed leaves and loose panicles of large crimson-purple or cherry-red flowers
Callirhoe triangulata, clustered poppy mallow - densely hairy perennial having mostly triangular basal leaves and rose-purple flowers in panicled clusters
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The poppy mallow (Callirhoe involucrata, pictured) looks set to be the hit in the American garden.
Callirhoe bushii, Bush's poppy mallow, is ranked as $2 (imperiled in the state because of rarity or because of some factor making it vulnerable to extirpation from the state) by the Missouri Department of Conservation.