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Digital Herbaria

Argemone aurantiaca

Argemone aurantiaca G.B. Ownbey

Texas Pricklypoppy, Texas Prickly Poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

USDA Symbol: ARAU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Argemone aurantica

White Prickly-Poppy


Location: 40 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 140 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Well drained, clay, north facing slope. Full sun. Many, but scattered.

Description: Erect, single-stalked, annual/biennial to .8 m tall; strongly branched above. Latex yellow-orange. Entire plant very prickly. Capsules 3-5 carpellate, narrowly elliptic, to 4 cm long. Caplular spines 15-35 mm long always definitely compound. See about 2 mm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Sep 1, 1994
Specimen number: 663

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0947
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73

Annotations: SXFRB (In fruit)

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