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FSU Tag Line
 

Papaveraceae

(The Poppy Family)

 

Family Description:

This is a family of herbaceous plants that can be annual, perennial, or biennial. The leaves are usually alternate or basally arranged and deeply divided. The flowers are mostly solitary, irregular and showy with bilateral symmetry. The fruit is a capsule and many members of this family are considered toxic due to the alkaloids they contain.

Plants in Family:

Sanguinaria canadensis - - -