Wildflowers of the Mojave Desert: Argemone Munita

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Argemone Munita
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Flowers of the flatbud prickly poppy, argemone munita, have six thin white petals around a center of yellow-tipped stamens and a divided red pistil. Stems and leaves are covered by long prickles. Plants inhabit a wide range of elevations and environments, and are found across much of the West, from Arizona and California north to Oregon and Idaho.

Other species in the papaveraceae family


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