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Yellow Horned Poppy

By lostnspace2011
This is the beautiful, yet very poisonous Yellow Horned Poppy (Glaucium Flavum). All parts of the plant, including the seeds, are toxic and can produce a range of symptoms up to and including respiratory failure resulting in death. It is a native of Africa and found in parts of Europe. It is always found on the seashore and never grows inland.

Image was taken at Pagham harbour nature reserve in W Sussex last week.

Tags: Poppy Yellow Flowers and plants

Voters: johnriley1uk, morpheus1955, Sandipb and 17 more


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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 11:24AM
A very bright, colourful and uplifting image, expertly captured.

Regards Nathan

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jdinne 14 16 England
18 Jul 2012 11:27AM
Wonderful Mark, great dof. Like it.

John
18 Jul 2012 11:39AM
Thank you Nathan and John Smile
18 Jul 2012 12:37PM
Thanks for the description Mark and well captured.
Tibetan 5 3 England
18 Jul 2012 1:06PM
I have lots of poppy's yellow orange and red but none like that! nice one great photo good detail, gets my vote, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
18 Jul 2012 1:12PM
Thanks Jamie and Leon Smile

Always nice to have a little info behind the image Jamie Smile Gives you something new to learn and helps the old grey matter tick over Smile
18 Jul 2012 3:15PM
Wonderful Mark,I never realized we had a flower like this..Lin
18 Jul 2012 3:25PM
Thank you Lin. Neither did i until last week, some wonderful flowers to be seen along our coastline. Smile
clintQB 6 51 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2012 8:12PM
great shot and fantastic write up...i know now never to go near oneGrin
18 Jul 2012 9:43PM
Thanks Clint Smile I think more toxic if eaten Smile They are a lovely flower though
Ray42 9 3 England
19 Jul 2012 6:51AM
A very good shot and write up
19 Jul 2012 12:40PM
Thank You Ray Smile

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