Glaucium flavum Crantz.
PHOTOS OF YELLOW HORNED-POPPY
Photo of Glaucium flavum Crantz.
Glaucium flavum Crantz. - (Yellow horned-poppy)
Biannual plant of the Poppy family -Papaveraceae- up to 80 cm. Its name comes from the Greek Glaukos, meaning ashy due to the white ash-like colour of the plant. Stems with yellow latex. Thick leaves; lower ones with long petiole; upper ones unstalked, embracing the stems. Yellow flowers, till 9 cm wide with four petals. The fruit is a capsule, long, curved. In salty, sandy places with much organic debris, river beds, dry paths, dunes, rocky places, etc.
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