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Papaver hybridum L.

Family - Papaveraceae

Common Name - Long Rough-headed Poppy

 

 

Native 

Poisonous 

 

 

 

 

Unscented Leaves 

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Description

Bright red petals and an egg-shaped capsule covered in stiff hairs.

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.

Leaves of Papaver hybridum
Quentin GroomFlower of Papaver hybridum
Richard Milne
Habitats
Cultivated land
Wasteland
Life History
Annual
UK distribution

Found in England, Scotland 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.

Frequently Casual

Names in other languages and countries

France
Pavot
Germany
Bastard Mohn
Spain
Amapolla
USA
Round Pricklyhead Poppy
Poland
Mak mieszancowy

Latin Synonyms


Papaver apulum