PlantsArgemone→Prickly Poppy (Argemone albiflora subsp. albiflora)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 12 to 24 inches
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Fruit is poisonous
Other: All parts of the plant contain toxic alkaloids.
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Prickly Poppy merges by GoCart Mar 16, 2018 2:54 PM 3

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Karmina and Biokova"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.