Common Name: White Prickly Poppy
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|habit - this individual is small, these plants can grow to 1.5 m tall!
|leaf - notice the extent to which the leaf is divided, the prickles are primarily on the margins and the leaf veins. Can you see the axillary bud?
|what is the leaf arrangement for this species? what type of leaf attachment is present?
|flower - the specific epithet describes the flower (albi = white, flora = flower). Many other species in this family also have showy flowers such as the Californian poppy (Eschscholtzia californica).
|the fruit is a capsule that is also armed.