Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2850

Forb
Annual

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Uncommon to rare in NC, SC

Look for it on roadsides, in fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple: Pinnately parted or divided
Basal & alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Light red
Peduncles long
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical, or nearly so
2-merous
2-3 sepals
4 petals
Numerous stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Capsule

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Papaver dubium   FAMILY Papaveraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Papaver dubium   FAMILY Papaveraceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 085-05-004:
Papaver dubium   FAMILY Papaveraceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Long-headed Poppy