Stylophorum dephyllum

Information courtesy of Magna Vista High School students

  • Stylophorum dephyllum is commomly known as wood poppy, yellow poppy and celandine poppy.

  • The flower is in is the papaveraceae family which also includes blood  root. 

  • It was introduced in Eurasia  in May of 1887.

  • The states that the flower is found in are Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Arkansas. It is mainly found in North Eastern part of North America. 

  • It blooms from April to May but stays dormant for the rest of the year

  • This plant was used to treat insomnia, upper respiratory infections, and a variety of other medical issues.

  • The wood poppy was used in many Greek mythologies and stories.

 

 

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=STDI3

Wood Poppy

 

http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/woodland/plants/cel_poppy.htm

Wood Poppy

 

http://www.illinoiswildflowers.info/woodland/plants/cel_poppy.htm

Woody poppy

 

http://www.nanps.org/index.php/gardening/native-plants-to-know/117-stylophorum-diphyllum-wood-poppy-rare-for-a-reason

Wood Poppy

 

http://www.theoi.com/Flora1.html

Wood Poppy

 

https://virginiawildflowers.org/2015/04/01/celandine-poppy-or-wood-poppy/

Wood Poppy

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