|Prickly Poppy (Argemone gracilenta)|
DESCRIPTION: Annual or perennial to 2-3'. Flowers are white with 4-6 thin petals and many yellow stamens. Flower to 5" wide. Leaves simple, deeply lobed, bluish-green, to 8" long, with prickles. Stems also spiny, with yellow sap. Papaveraceae (Poppy) Family.
NATURAL HISTORY: Poisonous. Flowers bloom spring to summer. Commonly found along roadsides.