Argemone sanguinea

Greene

Pittonia 4: 68. 1899.

Synonyms: Argemone platyceras var. rosea J. M. Coulter
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants annual to short-lived perennial. Stems 4-8 (-12) dm, sparingly prickly. Leaf-blades: abaxial surface moderately prickly on veins, adaxial surface unarmed to sparingly prickly on main veins; basal and proximal lobed to 4/5 distance to midrib. Inflorescences: buds broadly ellipsoid-oblong, body 12-20 × 10-15 mm, somewhat prickly; sepal horns often angular in cross-section, 5-10 mm, slightly prickly basally. Flowers 6-9 cm broad, usually closely subtended by 1-2 foliaceous bracts; petals white or lavender; stamens 150 or more; filaments lemon yellow to red; pistil 3-6-carpellate. Capsules narrowly to broadly ellipsoid, 25-40 (-50) × 8-15 (-18) mm (including stigma and excluding prickles), prickly, surface clearly visible; prickles unequal, longest 5-7 (-10) mm. Seeds ca. 1.5 mm. 2n = 28, 56.


Phenology: Flowering early spring–summer; fruiting spring–summer.
Habitat: Coastal plains and westward
Elevation: 10-1500 m

Distribution

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Tex., Mexico (Coahuila), Mexico (Durango), Mexico (and Nuevo León)

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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unarmed +  and sparingly prickly +
Gerald B. Ownbey +
Greene +
palmate +  and subpalmate +
1×-lobed +, commonly shallowly +  and unlobed +
1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (1.8 cm18 mm <br />0.018 m <br />) +
2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
ellipsoid +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
Tex. +, Mexico (Coahuila) +, Mexico (Durango) +  and Mexico (and Nuevo León) +
10-1500 m +
lemon yellow +  and red +
sessile +, pedicellate +  and symmetric +
conspicuous +
transverse +, poricidal +, valvate +  and dehiscence +
Coastal plains and westward +
tipped +  and hollow +
subterminal +
paniculate +  and racemose +
terminal +  and axillary +
proximal +  and basal +
alternate +  and opposite or whorled +
cauline +  and basal +
1-2-locular or +  and incompletely completely multilocular +
distinct +
2 times number of sepals +
Flowering early spring–summer +  and fruiting spring–summer. +
3-6-carpellate +
0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
white +  and orange +
carunculate +  and arillate +
subglobose +
list +  and count +
list +  and count +
0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
3 +  and 2 +
obovate +
decumbent +, spreading +  and erect +
persistent +
3-5(-7)-lobed +
persistent +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br />) +
prickly +  and unarmed +
hispid +, glabrous +  and glaucous +
Argemone platyceras var. rosea +
Argemone sanguinea +
Argemone +
species +
perennial +, annual +  and short-lived +
3 +  and 2 +