Difference between revisions of "Argemone corymbosa"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Argemone corymbosa''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Argemone corymbosa''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Mojave Prickly Poppy</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Mojave Prickly Poppy</h3>
Beautiful white flowers with large yellow centers, leaves are long and prickly. Flower is similar to the Matilija Poppy, but the plant is much smaller and does not spread.<br>
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:Beautiful white flowers with large yellow centers, leaves are long and prickly. Flower is similar to the Matilija Poppy, but the plant is much smaller and does not spread.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Papaveraceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Papaveraceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 2-3' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2-3' H x 2-3' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Drought deciduous
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to occasional
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 3300'
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 3300'
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring
  
'''Flower Color:''' White with yellow center
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:'''Flower Color:''' White with yellow center
  
'''Endangered?'''  
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:'''Endangered?:'''  
  
'''Distribution:''' Eastern Sierra, Mojave Desert, especially near Cima and Kelso
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:'''Distribution:''' Eastern Sierra, Mojave Desert, especially near Cima and Kelso
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Desert, dry slopes, flats between 1200' - 3300'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Desert, dry slopes, flats between 1200' - 3300'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
  
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:'''History'''<br>
  
'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
 
  
'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Latest revision as of 05:30, 7 April 2009

Botanical Name: Argemone corymbosa
Common Name: Mojave Prickly Poppy

Beautiful white flowers with large yellow centers, leaves are long and prickly. Flower is similar to the Matilija Poppy, but the plant is much smaller and does not spread.

Plant Family: Papaveraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2-3' H x 2-3' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Drought deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 3300'
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White with yellow center
Endangered?:
Distribution: Eastern Sierra, Mojave Desert, especially near Cima and Kelso
Natural Habitat: Desert, dry slopes, flats between 1200' - 3300'



Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links