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Argemone squarrosa ssp. glabrata (introgressed?)
Argemone squarrosa ssp. glabrata (introgressed?)
Hedgehog Pricklypoppy
Photographer: Richard Spellenberg

ID: 0000 0000 0515 0209 (2015-05-03)

Copyright © 2015 Richard Spellenberg

  • date of photo  May 2, 2015
  • location   11 km W of Toyahvale along TX Rd 3078 (Jeff Davis County, Texas, US)
  • family Papaveraceae
  • plant community   Mostly roadside, also in sandy disturbed mesquite/acacia rangeland; elev. 1140 m
  • notes   Population extended for several km along road, the variation in intensity of yellow obvious. It may be introgressed with the yellow-flowered A. mexicana. None of the few plants I examined has any hint of purplish on stamens, characteristic of A. aenea. At area where I stopped, one plant had pale bronzish petals, another clear white petals.
  • photo category: Plant - annual/perennial

  • common names   Hedgehog Pricklypoppy (photographer)
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