light poppy mallow, pale poppy mallow, purple poppy mallow
Etymology: Callirhoe: from Greek mythology; Greek calos, "beautiful"
Plants: arching erect perennial forb
Flowers: red to purple, 5-parted
Conservation Status: Introduced - adventive
USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Dan Tenaglia's The Missouri Flora: Fabulous photographs; detailed descriptions; color and leave arrangement key.