Argemone ochroleuca Sweet Mexican Poppy
Brit.Fl.Gard. Ser.1,3:Tab.242 (1827)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 17 September 1999

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.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Gascoyne, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Fortescue, Hamersley, Perth, Tallering, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Carnarvon, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Murchison, Rockingham, Upper Gascoyne, Yalgoo.