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|Family: Papaveraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, perennial herb, spiny; sap yellow, orange, or white. Leaf: generally cauline, ovate to oblanceolate, toothed or deeply pinnate-lobed, prickly. Inflorescence: terminal, 1-flowered. Flower: sepals (2)3, prickly, with pointed appendage below tip, shed at flower; petals (4)6, free, obovate to obdeltate, crinkled, white, shed after flower; stamens 100--250, free; carpels 3--5, style 0 or 1, stigma lobes 3--5. Fruit: ovate to lanceolate, prickly, dehiscent from top by slits. Seed: many, 1--2.5 mm, round to ovate, net-ridged, brown or black.
Species In Genus: +- 30 species: North America, South America, Hawaii. Etymology: (Greek: a poppy-like plant mentioned by Pliny)
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to ArgemonePrevious taxon: Arctomecon merriamii
Next taxon: Argemone corymbosa
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan & Curtis Clark 2016. Argemone, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=10822, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.