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Argemone corymbosa (Mojave pricklypoppy)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Argemone corymbosa

Argemone corymbosa Greene

Mojave pricklypoppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)


USDA Symbol: ARCO6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Stamens yellow.


USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: Medium

Additional resources

USDA: Find Argemone corymbosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Argemone corymbosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Argemone corymbosa


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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