Papaver rhoeas L.
Corn poppy, corn rose, field poppy, flanders poppy, red poppy, red weed, coquelicot
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Magnoliidae||Includes magnolias, nutmeg, bay laurel, cinnamon, avocado, black pepper, and many others|
|Order||Papaverales||A group that includes buttercups and other poisonous plants|
|Genus||Papaver||The classical Latin name for the poppy|
|Species||rhoeas||A Latin name for the common red poppy, probably from rho, “red”|
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Papaver rhoeas description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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6/22/2014 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, New Hampshire · ≈ 10 × 7″ (25 × 16 cm)
6/22/2014 · Beaver Brook Conservation Area, Hollis, New Hampshire · ≈ 11 × 7″ (28 × 18 cm)
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