Papaver rhoeas Linnaeus 1753 (Family Papaveraceae)


Plant

Leaves

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30-60cm
Rarely Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - July (Earliest: 19.6)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Rheadine
Phenolics Cyanidin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Flower Visitors:
Parasyrphus vittiger
Parasites:
Liriomyza strigata
Possible Parasites:
Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Aulacorthum solani

Closterotomus norwegicus

Philaenus spumarius
Granivores:
Neoglocianus maculaalba Larva

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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