prickly poppy

Definitions of prickly poppy

n any plant of the genus Argemone having large white or yellow flowers and prickly leaves and stems and pods; chiefly of tropical America

argemone, devil's fig, white thistle
Argemone mexicana, Mexican poppy
annual herb with prickly stems and large yellow flowers; southern United States to West Indies and Mexico
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

n annual Old World poppy with orange-red flowers and bristly fruit

Papaver argemone
Type of:
annual or biennial or perennial herbs having showy flowers

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