Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Glaucium flavum Crantz - Yellow Horned Poppy
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Glaucium flavum
© Ralph Forbes
Glaucium flavum
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Glaucium flavum
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Glaucium flavum
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Glaucium flavum
© Graham Day
Glaucium flavum
© Ralph Forbes
 

The common name derives from its yellow flower and long, horn-like fruit which succeeeds it. A rare and local species of the Co Down coast, mostly from the stretch south from Bloody Bridge.

All names: Glaucium flavum Crantz; Glaucium luteum Crantz; Glaucium glaucium (L.) Karst.