Taxon: Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray

Genus: Callirhoe
Family: Malvaceae
  Subfamily: Malvoideae
      Tribe: Malveae
Nomen number: 316878
Place of publication: Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts ser. 2, 4:16. 1849 (Pl. fendler.)
Name Verified on: 19-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Man HerbPl)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Browne, E. T. & R. Athey Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist. 1992 (L Kentucky)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Dorn, R. D. Manual of the vascular plants of Wyoming. 1977 (F Wyom)
  • Dorr, L. J. 1990. A revision of the North America genus Callirhoe (Malvaceae) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 56:1-76.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Foster, S. & J. A. Duke A field guide to medicinal plants: Eastern/Central North America, 2nd ed. 2000 (EastC Med Pl)
  • Fryxell, P. A. 1988. Malvaceae of Mexico Syst. Bot. Monogr. 25:138.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. 1955 (F IllJones)
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. 1980 (F New Mex)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)
  • Still, S. M. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4. 1994 (Man HerbPl)


Check other web resources for Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image