Argemone aurantiaca G.B. Ownbey
Texas Pricklypoppy, Texas Prickly Poppy
Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)USDA Symbol: ARAU2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 40 m S of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 140 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
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.
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)