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Papaver dubium L.

Family - Papaveraceae

Common Name - Long Smooth-headed Poppy

 

 

Native 

Poisonous 

 

 

 

 

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Description of Genus

Annual, biennial and perennial herbs. The leaves vary in shape from deeply toothed to fully divided. They may be roughly hairy or hairless. The flowers are large and showy, often red or orange. The fruit is a capsule, which releases its seeds through pores.

Habitats
Cultivated land
Wasteland
Leaf of Papaver dubium
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Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during June and July.

Fruit

The fruit is a capsule.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is red in colour.

Names in other languages and countries

Germany
Saatmohn
Sweden
rågvallmo
Dutch
bleke klaproos
USA
blindeyes
Poland
Mak watpliwy