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Argemone sp., Prickly Poppy
Argemone mexicana

Argemone sp.

Prickly Poppy
Family: Papaveraceae
Origin: Mexico
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Poisonous or toxicThorny or spiny

It is a prickly, glabrous, branching herb with yellow juice and showy yellow flowers. The plants is toxic to animals and cattle avoid grazing this plant.





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