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Corn Poppy - Papaver rhoeas

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Perennial with hispid foliage. Stems usually simple, 30–70 cm. Leaves petiolate, to 30 cm long; blades entire or lobed. Flowers long-stalked, solitary from upper leaf axils; petals orange to red, ca. 5 cm long. Capsules glabrous, glaucous, globose to ovoid, 15–25 mm long (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX). Lesica (2012: 105) believes that MT specimens of P. rhoeas are referable to P. orientale.

Range Comments
One collection from Ravalli County (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Habitat

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Corn Poppy — Papaver rhoeas.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from