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Wood Poppy, Celandine Poppy - Stylophorum diphyllum


Family: Papaveraceae - Poppy family Genus Common Name: Wood Poppy Native Status: NativeDicot Perennial Herb
Stylophorum diphyllum - Wood Poppy, Celandine Poppy. A beautiful, yellow, early spring wildflower.

Found in:
AL, AR, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, MI, MO, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV

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Stylophorum diphyllum

Distribution of Stylophorum diphyllum in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 20 Nov 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2008-March-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
1/125f7.1 ISO400
Celandine Poppy is a very hairy plant.
Stylophorum diphyllum

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-March-15Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/125f/8 ISO180
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-200mm 4-5.6G ED
200mm (300 equiv)
The Beautiful yellow blossom of wood poppy (Celandine poppy) here is surrounded by examples of another trait of Stylophorum diphyllum - notice the hairs on the stem, the underside of the leaves, and on the bud.
Stylophorum diphyllum

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