plains prickly-poppy
Argemone polyanthemos (Fedde) G. B. OwnbeyPapaveraceae

common name synonyms: crested pricklypoppy, bluestem pricklepoppy, annual pricklepoppy, thistle poppy

scientific name synonyms: A. albiflora Hornem., A. alba F. Lestib., A. intermedia var. polyanthemos Fedde

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Magnoliidae

order: Papaverales

growth form: herb

life history: annual, biennial, perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: poisonous

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth