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




 

Taken at Aberlady on 20th May 2018 using Panasonic
Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 9th June 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Welsh Poppy.
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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.