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WELSH POPPY Meconopsis cambrica (Papaveraceae) Height to 50cm. Showy perennial of shady woods. FLOWERS are 5-8cm across with 4 overlapping, bright yellow petals; borne on slender stems (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are 4- to 6-ribbed capsules that split when ripe. LEAVES are pinnately divided, toothed and stalked. STATUS-Native to Wales, SW England and Ireland; naturalised as a garden escape elsewhere.
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