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Argemone mexicana Linnaeus. Mexican-poppy, Mexican Prickly-poppy. Phen: Apr-May (-Aug). Hab: Sandy roadsides and disturbed areas. Dist: Native of peninsular FL, West Indies, and maybe Mexico and Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, C, F, Fl2, FNA3, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tat, Tx, WH3, WI; > Argemone leiocarpa Greene – S, S13; > Argemone mexicana L. – S, S13

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Heliophily: 9

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