Papaver dubium L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Papaver dubium L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Sparingly branched, ± hispid annual 3–6 dm; lvs pinnately divided, the pinnae toothed to deeply incised; peduncles appressed-hairy above; buds under 2 cm; pet 1.5– (–3.5) cm, red to pink or red-orange, often with a basal dark spot; anthers purple; fr glabrous, 1.5–2.2 cm, obconic or narrowly obovoid, not strongly ribbed; stigmatic rays 5–9; 2n=42. Native of Europe, sparingly intr. or escaped in waste places in our range. May–Aug.