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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



White Prickly Poppy   Argemone albiflora    
Poppy family — Papaveraceae

Also known as:
Texas Prickly Poppy, White Pricklepoppy

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The white prickly poppy is common, mostly in the eastern half of Texas, in open areas, overgrazed fields, and weedy areas, and can sometimes form large solid stands. The pretty floppy white flowers, which can be present in the spring to early fall, belie the prickly nature of most of the rest of the plant.

Dried Specimens: (click for larger view)

 
 
 

Flowering Months: March, April, May, June, July, August, September

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