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Common Poppy - core, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands A so-called pioneer plant. When soil is disturbed, soon after these show up. Europe,Heeswijk-Dinther,Netherlands,Papaver rhoeas,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Common Poppy - core, Heeswijk-Dinther, Netherlands

A so-called pioneer plant. When soil is disturbed, soon after these show up.

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''Papaver rhoeas'' is an annual herbaceous species of flowering plant in the poppy family, Papaveraceae. This poppy is notable as an agricultural weed and after World War I as a symbol of dead soldiers.

Before the advent of herbicides, ''P. rhoeas'' sometimes was abundant in agricultural fields. Although the corn poppy and the California poppy are widely grown in gardens, only ''Papaver somniferum'', the opium poppy, has significant farm production.

Similar species: Ranunculales
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Sep 14, 2018. Captured Jul 7, 2018 16:50.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm