Welsh Poppy
Fact File
Taken at Balloch on 24th May 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
 

Taken at Baron's Haugh on 7th June 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens. Fact File
 
Welsh Poppy.
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Habit:
AKA:
Meconopsis cambrica.
Papaveraceae.
Perennial.

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Shaded/semi-shaded places in wooded or rocky places.
June-August.
40-70 cms.
Although first identified in Wales, the Welsh poppy was never exclusive to Wales as it is also found over most of Britain and West Europe. A close relative has been found at 19,000 ft on Mt Everest.