Difference between revisions of "Argemone munita"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Argemone munita''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Argemone munita''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Prickly Poppy or Chicalote</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Prickly Poppy or Chicalote</h3>
Beautiful deciduous, short-lived perennial. Best treated as an annual. Attractive foliage and incredible flowers that are similar to Matilija Poppy. Will reseed under regular garden conditions.<br>
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:Beautiful deciduous, short-lived perennial. Best treated as an annual. Attractive foliage and incredible flowers that are similar to Matilija Poppy. Will reseed under regular garden conditions.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Papaveraceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Papaveraceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Annual or Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Annual or Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 3-4' H x 3' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 3-4' H x 3' W
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Summer deciduous
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Summer 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:''' 15 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 15 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' White with yellow center
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:'''Flower Color:''' White with yellow center
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' North West, Central West, South West, Great Basin, Desert Mountains, Baja CA
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:'''Distribution:''' North West, Central West, South West, Great Basin, Desert Mountains, Baja CA
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Open areas, particularly common after fire. Elevation 200 to 9,000 feet.
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Open areas, particularly common after fire. Elevation 200 to 9,000 feet.
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:31, 7 April 2009

Botanical Name: Argemone munita
Common Name: Prickly Poppy or Chicalote

Beautiful deciduous, short-lived perennial. Best treated as an annual. Attractive foliage and incredible flowers that are similar to Matilija Poppy. Will reseed under regular garden conditions.

Plant Family: Papaveraceae
Plant Type: Annual or Perennial
Height by Width: 3-4' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Summer deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: White with yellow center
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: North West, Central West, South West, Great Basin, Desert Mountains, Baja CA
Natural Habitat: Open areas, particularly common after fire. Elevation 200 to 9,000 feet.

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Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links