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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Argemone albiflora Hornem.
Carolina poppy, Bluestem pricklypoppy

Family: Papaveraceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Eastern and central United States and northern Mexico.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Assumed to be Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: For more images, click on the Atlas of Vascular Plants link below.

FISF Synonyms: A. alba.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Reported

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported only in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for disturbed areas on the island of Key West.


Argemone albiflora
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Argemone albiflora available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

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Argemone albiflora
Copyright by: Shirley Denton