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Thorny Plant Is saw this plant while walking on the street Argemone mexicana,Geotagged,Mexico,Winter,mexicana Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Thorny Plant

Is saw this plant while walking on the street

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  1. I don't know if there are any similar species, but this looks like Argemone Mexicana to me. Posted 8 months ago
    1. Thanks for the research, Christine! Posted 8 months ago
      1. No problem :) Posted 8 months ago

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''Argemone mexicana'' is a species of poppy found in Mexico and now widely naturalized in many parts of the world. An extremely hardy pioneer plant, it is tolerant of drought and poor soil, often being the only cover on new road cuttings or verges. It has bright yellow latex, and though poisonous to grazing animals, is rarely eaten, but has been used medicinally by many people including those in its native area, the Natives of the western US and parts of Mexico.

Similar species: Ranunculales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 3, 2019. Captured Jan 3, 2019 12:29 in Calle Adolfo Lopez Mateos, Michoacán, Mexico.
  • SM-G935F
  • f/1.7
  • 1/1176s
  • ISO40
  • 4.2mm