Scientific Name - Papaver aurantiacum
Synonyms - Papaver pyrenaicum, Argemone pyrenaica.
Popular names - papavero dorato, pavot des Alpes rhetiques.
Distribution and Habitat - grows on limestone debris and rocky places in alpine and subalpine region.
Description - Perennial species, rhizome short, covered with leaf debris from last year. Leaves in basal rosette, thirsty, hairy, petiole 2-7 cm long, simply pinnate lamina parts, rarely bipennated parties. Strains numerous cespitoase, scapiforme, erect, 5-20 cm, hairy joined thirsty. Nutante before blooming flowers, and erect, 4-5 cm in diameter. Sepals 2, obsolete, thirsty furry. Petals 4, yellow opposite. Yellow stamens filiform filaments. Blooms in July and August. Obovata fruit capsule, about 1 cm long, longitudinal ribs, rigid and often hairy.
Curiosity - the genus name Papaver, derived from celticul 'papa' = baby food, because food is mixed with the juice of the poppy to sleep.
pictures were made on Mount Faverghera in northern Italy.
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Aquilegia atrata Koch
Herbaceous perennial. Rhizome thick, vertically or diagonally. Stem erect, branched, pubescent, green or red-purple shades, 30-80 cm high. Leaf sectors lobate 3 lobes or parts, green on the upper face and green on the lower glauca
Dianthus carthusianorum - carnation field
Herbaceous perennial. Stem erect, simple or branched, 25-65 cm, glabra. Leaves opposite, lamina linear-spatulate, 3-13 cm, green edges glabrata. Blossom dense, 4-15 flowers; bractei lanceolata, equal to or greater than the calyx, herbaceous, 4-6 bracteole, brown, oblong-obovata. Pedicel 0.1-2 mm.
Pelargonium australe - Muscat
Herbaceous perennial, 50 cm high, sparsely hairy, stems covered with non-glandular hairs. Leaves opposite, lamina ovata, ± circular, 2-9 cm long, 2-8 cm wide, 5-7 lobes, lobes Curl crenata edge, pubescent or ± glabra, 13 cm long stalks. Flowers arranged in umbele, 4.12 flowers pedunculate, 3.10 cm long, pedicel 1-2 cm long. Calyx lobes are 4.7 mm long, 1-6-8 SEPA, 8 mm long.
Perennial species, 30 cm height, 60-90 cm diameter, forming a dense bush covering the ground well. Leaves linear-lanceolata, margin entire, shiny dark green, 2,5-4 cm long x 3.6 mm wide. Flowers white, 4 petals, blossom type corymb, 9 cm diameter, January-June period of prosperity. Fruit silicula, 7 mm long.