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Conservation Plant Characteristics

Callirhoe involucrata (Torr. & A. Gray) A. Gray
purple poppymallow
CAIN2

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous Yes
Foliage Color Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Porous
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Stoloniferous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Decumbent
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance None
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance Medium
Fertility Requirement Medium
Fire Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 95
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use Medium
pH, Minimum 5.5
pH, Maximum 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 4800
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 11000
Precipitation, Minimum 10
Precipitation, Maximum 36
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance Low
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -38
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings Yes
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs Yes
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 600000
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor Medium
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 04/24/2014 12:56 PM MDT