Gorgeous and delicate interior of a winecup, Texas wildflower.
Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & Gray) Gray
Winecup, Purple poppy mallow
Malvaceae (Mallow Family)
USDA Symbol: CAIN2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Purple poppy-mallow’s close in the evening, open in the morning and remain closed after pollination.
An attractive, spreading, drought-tolerant perennial, Winecup is susceptible to a rust during wet seasons in the Great Plains.