Papaver walpolei

A. E. Porsild
Rhodora 41: 231, plate 552, figs. 4-10. 1939.
Synonyms: Papaver walpolei var. sulphureomaculatum Hultén
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants densely cespitose, to 1(-2) dm. Leaves to 4 cm; petiole to 3/4 length of leaf; blade light green abaxially, dark green adaxially, sometimes glaucous, short-lanceolate, unlobed or 1×-lobed with 1(-2) pair(s) of lateral lobes, glabrous adaxially; terminal lobe rarely with small secondary lobes, apex rounded. Inflorescences: scapes erect, glabrate to hispid. Flowers to 3 cm diam.; petals yellow, or white with yellow basal spot; anthers yellow; stigmas 4-5, disc convex. Capsules turbinate to ellipsoid-obovoid, to 1 cm, sparsely to densely hirsute, trichomes light brown to black. 2n = 14.


Phenology: Flowering late May–Aug.
Habitat: Exposed tundra uplands, especially calcareous fellfield and river gravels
Elevation: 0-900 m

Distribution

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Yukon, Alaska, Asia (Russian Far East, Chukotka).

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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A. E. Porsild +
Yukon +, Alaska +, Asia (Russian Far East +  and Chukotka). +
0-900 m +
Exposed tundra uplands, especially calcareous fellfield and river gravels +
Flowering late May–Aug. +
Papaver walpolei var. sulphureomaculatum +
Papaver walpolei +
Papaver sect. Meconella +
species +