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Opium Poppy (Somniferum)

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Opium Poppy (Somniferum)

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The Opium Poppy (Somniferum) is generally described as an annual forb/herb. This is not native to the U.S. (United States) .

Plant Basics
Category
General Type Forb/herb
Growth Duration Annual
Plant Nativity Introduced to U.S.

Source: USDA, NRCS, PLANTS Database, plants.usda.gov.
National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

Plant Name Synonyms
  • Papaver somniferum var. setigerum
Plant Distribution
can be found in Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming