Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Ranunculales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Yellow Hornpoppy, Yellow Horned-poppy, Sea-poppy
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Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Flora of North America
Habitat: Disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
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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)
Basal & alternate
Basal leaves have petioles; stem leaves are sessile.
Margins deeply dentate
Yellow or orange-yellow sometimes with reddish to violet basal spot
2 distinct sepals
Flowers solitary, terminal
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