Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Meconopsis cambrica (L.) Viguier - Welsh Poppy - Papaveraceae
Meconopsis cambrica
© Robert Northridge
Meconopsis cambrica
© Paul Hackney
Meconopsis cambrica
© Paul Hackney
Meconopsis cambrica
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A montane species occurring on the hills in a few places across Northern Ireland. Also grown extensively in gardens and frequently escaping onto roadsides from such places.

Distinguishing native populations from those of garden origin is not always easy.

All names: Meconopsis cambrica (L.) Viguier