Papaver persicum

 

Papaver persicum

 

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subsp. fulvum
Differs from subsp. persicum  by the ovoid-globose capsules with long, dense golden-brown setae and ±flat, shallowly umbonate disc. Fl. 6-7. Rocky slopes and outcrops. stony steppe, 900-2790 m.
Endemic subspecies; probably occurring also in N. Iraq and N.W. Iran. Ir.-Tur. element. 

Ssp persicum

Stems paniculately branched, leafy, 30-40 cm, sparsely spreading-setose. Leaves pinnatisect with oblong, entire or irregularly serrate segments, hispid-setose. Buds hispid with long, orange-brown hairs. Capsule ovate-globose, rounded at the base, covered with long, white adpressed bristles springing from the base, or glabrous Fedde). Disc acutely pyramidal. Fl. 6-8. Screes and rocky slopes, 1100-2800 m.
N. Iraq, Iran.