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Glaucium corniculatum (Red horned 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

Glaucium corniculatum in disturbed soil at Schoombee Country Club, Steynsburg, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [images Loraine van den Berg , from iNaturalist]

Native to Europe, the Mediterranean region, Middile East and Russia. Cultivated in southern Africa but has escaped from gardens to become naturalised.