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Papaver  pygmaeum Rydb.   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Papaver  pygmaeum Rydb. 
SynonymsPapaver radicatum var. pygmaeum (Rydb.) S.L.Welsh
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.AlbertaBritish ColumbiaMontana
scree and moraines
Altitude1000-2900m
Description taproot, leaves numerous, crowded, blade to 15mm, shorter than petiole, broadly ovate, incised into oblong segments, petals ca. 1cm long, sepals obovate, hirsute
Size5-12cm
Coloryellow, orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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