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ROUGH POPPY Papaver hybridum (Papaveraceae) Height to 40cm. Hairy annual of arable fields, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 2-5cm across with 4 crimson, overlapping petals with dark-blotched bases; on hairy stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are ovoid to spherical with spreading, yellowish hairs. LEAVES are much divided and bristle-tipped. STATUS-Scarce and declining, mainly in S England.
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ROUGH POPPY Papaver hybridum (Papaveraceae) Height to 40cm. Hairy annual of arable fields, mainly on calcareous soils. FLOWERS are 2-5cm across with 4 crimson, overlapping petals with dark-blotched bases; on hairy stalks (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are ovoid to spherical with spreading, yellowish hairs. LEAVES are much divided and bristle-tipped. STATUS-Scarce and declining, mainly in S England.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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