Southwestern Prickly Poppy (Argemone pleiacantha subsp. pleiacantha)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Biennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 24 - 48 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Dehiscent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Will Naturalize
Miscellaneous: Thorned

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