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Prickly Poppy


his sticky plant can be either Annual, Biennial, Perennial growing upward of 3 feet. Its white flower blooms up to 5 inches across with yellow balls of stamens in the center. The seed pods are 6 to 9 inches tall with many prickles helping the seeds reestablish in the ground. Prefers sandy soils and found in flood plains, disturbed areas, and roadsides. It can be poisonous to cattle but usually let uneaten due to its spins.