Argemone

(fanciful name). Papaverdcem. Axon mosr. A few American plants, mostly herbs, with prickly sepals and pods, 3-6-lobed stigma, coarse often white spotted foliage, and yellow juice. Annuals, or cult. as annuals. Easy to manage from seeds sown where the plants are to stand. or transplanted from pots. They need a light soil and full sunny exposure. Monogr. by Prain, Journ. Bot. 33: 207 et seq.