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Mexican prickly poppy

Argemone mexicana

Description:

This poppy produces orange-yellow flowers. Like its congener, it has prickly, tough leaves. When viewed close up, its highly patterned, rounded seeds are gorgeous. —Geobotany.newenglandwild.org

Habitat:

An extremely hardy pioneer plant, it is tolerant of drought and poor soil, often being the only cover on new road cuttings or verges. — Wikipedia

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BonnieLewis
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BonnieLewis

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 4, 2017
Submitted on Apr 4, 2017

Spotted for Mission

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