West Highland Flora

Long-headed Poppy


Papaver dubium

 

Papaver dubium

Photo Carl Farmer
4 Jul 2006 Suisnish, Raasay
Flower c 3.2 cm diameter

Rare casual of waste and cultivated ground.

Flower diameter c 3-7 cm

ID: Differs from the Common Poppy, P rhoeas, in having long fruit capsules that narrow downwards from the top rather than short rounded ones that bulge in the middle.

Other features: Flowers do not usually have black centres like Common Poppy, but occasionally they do.

 

Papaver dubium

Photo Carl Farmer
4 Jul 2006 Suisnish, Raasay

  Papaver dubium

Photo Carl Farmer
4 Jul 2006 Suisnish, Raasay
Flower c 3.2 cm diameter

 

Papaver dubium

Photo Carl Farmer
4 Jul 2006 Suisnish, Raasay
Flower c 3.2 cm diameter


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