Argemone ochroleuca Sweet
Mexican Poppy

Reference
Brit.Fl.Gard. Ser.1,3:Tab.242 (1827)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Erect, glaucous annual, herb, 0.2-1 m high, spiny, with yellow latex. Fl. white-cream-yellow, Feb to Mar or Jul to Nov. Sandy soils, red-brown clay loam. Creek edges, riverbanks, roadsides.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 17 September 1999
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Distribution

IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Murchison, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions
Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fortescue, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Katanning, Merredin, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Roebourne, Tallering, Western Murchison, Wooramel.
IMCRA Regions
Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Ashburton, Beverley, Cambridge, Carnarvon, Chapman Valley, Cockburn, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Greater Geraldton, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Karratha, Meekatharra, Merredin, Murchison, Nedlands, Northam, Port Hedland, Rockingham, Shark Bay, South Perth, Toodyay, Upper Gascoyne, Yalgoo.