Herb: Long-Head Poppy


Latin name: Papaver dubium


Family: Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)



Medicinal use of Long-Head Poppy:

The plant is sudorific.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Annual


Height:
50 cm
(1 foot)

Flovering:
June
to July

Habitat of the herb:

A weed of arable fields, especially amongst cereal crops, and of waste places.

Propagation of Long-Head Poppy:

Seed - sow spring in situ.

Cultivation of the herb:

A weed of arable fields, especially amongst cereal crops, and of waste places.

Known hazards of Papaver dubium:

This plant is toxic to mammals, though the toxicity is low. The seed is not toxic.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.