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
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Prickly Poppy merges by GoCart Mar 16, 2018 2:54 PM 3

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