Common name: Rough Poppy
Papaver hybridum L. APNI*
Description: Erect annual to 50 cm high.
Basal leaves 2–3-pinnatisect, 10–15 cm long, hairy.
Peduncle hairy. Petals crimson with a purplish blotch at the base, 15–20 mm long, readily shed. Stamens yellow.
Capsule with stiff antrorse bristles, with 4–8 stigmatic rays.
Distribution and occurrence: widespread minor weed. Native of Europe.
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *SC, *CT, *ST, *NWS, *CWS, *SWS, *NWP, *SWP, *NFWP, *SFWP
Other Australian states: *Qld *Vic. *Tas. *W.A. *S.A. *N.T.
Text by S.W.L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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