horned poppy


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horned poppy

n
(Plants) any of several Eurasian papaveraceous plants of the genera Glaucium and Roemeria, having large brightly coloured flowers and long curved seed capsules
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Noun1.horned poppy - yellow-flowered Eurasian glaucous herb naturalized in along sandy shores in eastern North America
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Glaucium, Glaucium - herbs of Europe and North Africa and Asia: horned poppy
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Sea kale, sea campion and yellow horned poppy thrive on the shifting stones.
A flock of Twite fed on Horned Poppy seeds on the shingle ridge at NWWT Cemlyn, where one from western Scotland was caught by ringers last week; an overwintering Whimbrel was seen at Cemlyn.
The shingle ridge supports a maritime plants such as Sea Kale, Sea Campion, Thrift and Yellow horned Poppy.