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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Glaucium flavum   FAMILY Papaveraceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glaucium flavum   FAMILY Papaveraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Hornpoppy, Yellow Horned-poppy, Sea-poppy


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image of Glaucium flavum, Yellow Hornpoppy, Yellow Horned-poppy, Sea-poppy

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_glfl_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Glaucium flavum   FAMILY Papaveraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glaucium flavum   FAMILY Papaveraceae

 

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4187

Forb
Biennial

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe

Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has yellow latex (milky sap)

LEAVES:
Simple
Basal & alternate
Basal leaves have petioles; stem leaves are sessile.
Margins deeply dentate

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellow or orange-yellow sometimes with reddish to violet basal spot
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
2-merous
2 distinct sepals
4 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

Flowers solitary, terminal

FRUIT:
Summer
Capsule

 

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