Papaver hybridumCommon name: Rough Poppy

Meaning of name: Papaver is the Latin word for poppy. Hybridum is from the Latin word hybrida meaning mongrel or hybrid.

Distribution: Occurs throughout the southwest of Western Australia.

Remarks: The red flowers are produced in spring. This is a native of the temperate northern hemisphere.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.