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Celandine Poppy

Celandine poppies can be found throughout the U.S. and are native to Missouri. To continue enjoying this beautiful flower, we need to protect the woodlands that is their natural habitat. The deciduous poppy grows about 1.5 feet tall. Flowers are yellow with attractive reproductive structures protruding from the center. Flowers produce green seed capsules. Celandine poppies have sap that was used by native Americans for yellow dye.

celandine poppy have deeply lobed attractive foliage reproductive structures in center of flower add interest seed capsules that appear after flowers An open seed capsule, resembling an open banana peel Whole celandine poppy plant with flowers