Celandine Poppy, Wood Poppy Posted on May 31, 2013 by Axie They are wild and native to eastern and midwest North America. Poppies produce latex, and in Celandine Poppies, it’s a bright yellow sap that was used as a dye by Native Americans. Wood Poppy, Celandine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum) Share this:Click to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
Pretty. The flower resembles the California Poppy which is also brilliant in color, but more a psychedelic orange. And the leaves are lacier in the CA flower, probably because the flower needs very little water and grows in the poorest and sandiest soil. They certainly brighten the dry brown countryside in this part of the world.