Wild Flowers Provence

Identify wild flowers, trees, shrubs, orchids and other plants in Provence, France.

Environ 2800 photos de près de 700 plantes sauvages.  Comment le voir en français.
Around 2800 photos of nearly 700 wild plants.
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Glaucium flavum

Pavot cornu
Yellow Horned Poppy

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Plant family

Area

Littoral

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

60-90 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August,

September

Leaf type

Pinnately lobed

Height

50-90 cm

Description

All parts of this plant are toxic.

Grows close to the coast on sand dunes.

Flowers

Bright yellow flowers that develop into a sickle-shaped seed pod.

Leaves

Pinnately lobed leaf with lobes both sides of a central midrib. Lower leaves: lobed along central midrib, oblong, wavy, waxy, leathery.
Upper leaves: similar but clasping the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Capsule: 15-30 cm long, hairless.

Medical

Whole plant: especially the roots, contain an alkaloid called glaucine, which is used to increase airflow to the lungs and as a cough suppressant.

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