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|Family: Papaveraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Papaver||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Papaver argemone L.
Habit: Plant 20--50 cm, stiff-hairy. Leaf: 3--12 cm. Inflorescence: peduncle appressed-stiff-hairy. Flower: petals +- 2 cm, dark red, base dark-spotted or not; filaments purple, anthers blue. Fruit: 1.5--2 cm, narrowly obovate; sparsely soft-hairy.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed areas; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: CW, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Apr--May Note: Cult.
eFlora Treatment Author: Gary L. Hannan
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Papaver
Next taxon: Papaver californicum
Citation for this treatment: Gary L. Hannan 2017. Papaver argemone, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36203, accessed on February 28, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 28, 2017.