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Mexican prickly poppy
Argemone mexicana
Argemone mexicana
Mexican prickly poppy Poppy/Dicentra
Argemone mexicana Papaveraceae
common names
  Mexican prickly poppy
  yellow pricklypoppy
  Mexican pricklypoppy
accepted scientific name
  Argemone mexicana L.
rules for finding collection records
  Argemone mexicana (43)
  Argemone leiocarpa (0)
family name
  • Papaveraceae
Image Author: ©2008 Bruno Navez
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 1.6 to 2.75 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of January thru 1st week of September
Native to Mexico. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (81%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Argemone mexicana   L.   (TSN: 18915, Index: 702)

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