Fl. Jen. 13 (1781) APNI
Plants annual or occasionally biennial, to 50 cm high; stems branched. Leaves to 25 cm long; blades pinnately lobed, deeply dentate, silver-grey, the lower lyrate, upper ovate, sometimes slightly cordate and stem-clasping. Pedicels stout, to 5 cm long; sepals 15–30 mm long; petals obovate, to 40 mm long, orange to reddish-orange, usually with a blackish basal spot. Capsules straight or somewhat arcuate, to 25 cm long, appressed pubescent or glabrescent. Flowers Sep.–Jan.
*MuM. Also naturalised in inland areas of WA, SA, Qld, NSW. Native to Europe. Known from a few occurrences in cereal crops near Rainbow and Swan Hill.
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