Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Corn Poppy - Papaver rhoeas   L.
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DistributionSpecimens exist for Haywood and Polk counties. However, label data are not available.

Native of Eurasia and northern Africa; in N.A. mostly the midwestern and eastern U.S. and maritime Canada.
AbundanceVery rare.
PhenologyFlowering May-July.
IdentificationCorn Poppy is much like P. dubium, but the flower stalk is spreading hispid (vs. appressed hispid). The large flowers are white, pink, orange, or red, often with a dark spot basally.
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