Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4187

Forb
Biennial
Has yellow latex (milky sap)

Non-native: Mediterranean Europe
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

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

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

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

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