Patagonia Wildflowers
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Chilean prickly poppy
Argemone hunnemannii
Argemone hunnemannii
Chilean prickly poppy Poppy/Dicentra
Argemone hunnemannii Papaveraceae
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English common name
  •Chilean prickly poppy
Spanish common name
  •cardo santo blanco
accepted scientific name
  •Argemone hunnemannii Otto
rules for finding collection records
  •Argemone hunnemannii (67)
family name
  • Papaveraceae
Image Author: ©2012 Lucía Abello
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 3.0 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 3rd week of February

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (90%)
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Instituto Darwinion (8)
Flora Mendocina
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mag select
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