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Argemone mexicana

Family: Papaveraceae

Common names: ARGEMONY, DEVILS FIG, MEXICAN POPPY, PRICKLY POPPY

Native to: Central America, Southern United States, West Indies

Plant

Type: annual

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 3.3 feet

Max width: 1.5 feet

Flower

yellow

Leaf

green, secondary color present

Horticulture

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +10 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry