Papaver radicatum subsp. radicatum

Illustrated
Synonyms: Papaver lapponicum subsp. labradoricum (Lundström) Knaben Papaver lapponicum subsp. occidentale Knaben Papaver lapponicum subsp. porsildii (Fedde) Fedde Papaver nigroflavum Papaver nudicaule var. labradoricum Fedde Papaver radicatum subsp. labradoricum Lundström Papaver radicatum var. labradoricum (Fedde) J. Rousseau & Raymond Papaver radicatum subsp. occidentale (Knaben) A. Löve Papaver radicatum subsp. porsildii
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants loosely cespitose, to 1.7 dm, with persistent, broadly lanceolate leaf bases. Leaves to 12 cm; petiole to 2/3 length of leaf; blade green on both surfaces, lanceolate, with 2-4 pairs of primary lateral lobes, hirsute; primary lobes lanceolate to narrowly strap-shaped, apex acute to rounded. Inflorescences: scapes erect and curved, hispid, trichomes light colored. Flowers to 5 cm diam.; petals yellow. Capsules broadly obovoid to ellipsoid, to 1.5 cm, strigose, trichomes brown, generally without thickened bases. 2n = 56, 70.


Phenology: Flowering Jun–Aug.
Habitat: Dry, sandy soils, rocky tundra communities, fellfield, blockfields, and screes at highest elevations and northernmost latitudes
Elevation: 0-2300 m

Distribution

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Greenland, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.), N.W.T., Que., Yukon, Alaska, circumpolar.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Rottbfll +
Greenland +, Nfld. and Labr. (Nfld.) +, N.W.T. +, Que. +, Yukon +, Alaska +  and circumpolar. +
0-2300 m +
Dry, sandy soils, rocky tundra communities, fellfield, blockfields, and screes at highest elevations and northernmost latitudes +
Flowering Jun–Aug. +
Skr. Kifbenhavnske Selsk. Laerd. Elsk. +
Illustrated +
Papaver lapponicum subsp. labradoricum +, Papaver lapponicum subsp. occidentale +, Papaver lapponicum subsp. porsildii +, Papaver nigroflavum +, Papaver nudicaule var. labradoricum +, Papaver radicatum subsp. labradoricum +, Papaver radicatum var. labradoricum +, Papaver radicatum subsp. occidentale +  and Papaver radicatum subsp. porsildii +
Papaver radicatum subsp. radicatum +
Papaver radicatum +
subspecies +