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Argemone ochroleuca ssp.ochroleuca

Mexican Prickly Poppy

Life form2, 3: forb, perennial
Habitat: valleys
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: glaucous
leaf margin3: bipinnatifid, spiny
Flower color2: yellow to orange
Flowering period2: Apr. to May
Armament2, 3: spiny leaves
Family1, 2, 3: Papaveraceae (poppy family)
Status: introduced, rare
Location where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

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