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Argemone mexicana (Yellow-flowered Mexican poppy)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Papaveraceae Subfamily: Papaveroideae > Genus: Argemone

A Declared Category 1 invasive plants in South Africa. Flowers are yellow as opposed to creamy or pale yellow in Argemone ochroleuca.