Papaver rhoeas L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Papaver rhoeas (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto

Common Poppy

The seedlings of this annual plant appear in spring (1). The flowers, which are present from April to August (5), are visited by a large range of insects, but particularly bees (2). Each plant is able to produce around 17, 000 seeds, these can remain dormant in the soil for 80 years or more, perhaps even as long as 100 years (1). Poppy seeds have been found in Egyptian relics dating from 2,50... Text © Wildscreen

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