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Poppies : A Guide to the Poppy Family in the Wild and in Cultivation

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ISBN-10: 0881925039

ISBN-13: 9780881925036

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: C. Grey-Wilson

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Poppies, first published in 1993, was the first book devoted exclusively to these popular plants. Not only are the true poppies, genus Papaver, covered, but all the other members of the poppy family as well, including Glaucium, Dendromecon, Eschscholzia, Arctomecon, Argemone, Canbya, the plumed poppies Macleaya, Meconopsis, Roemeria, and many more. Grey-Wilson concentrates primarily on species and forms in cultivation, together with those species of striking or particular interest that are not present in cultivation but fully deserve to be introduced. For this new edition, the author included much new information about recent discoveries in the wild, as well as new cultivars introduced…    
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

List of Illustrations 7 Preface to the New Edition 16 Acknowledgements 17 Introduction 19 The Poppy Family: Papaveraceae 21 Cultivation 24 Classification 29 Key to Genera 31 1. Subfamily Chelidonioideae The Plumed Poppies: Macleaya 34 The Tree Celandines: Bocconia 36 The Greater Celandine: Chelidonium 38 The Forest Poppy: Hylomecon 40 The Celandine Poppies: Stylophorum 42 The Horned Poppies: Glaucium 45 The Eastern Horned Poppies: Dicranostigma 51 The Snow Poppy: Eomecon 53 Bloodroot: Sanguinaria 55 2. Subfamily Eschscholzioideae The Californian Poppies: Eschscholzia 58 The Tulip Poppy: Hunnemannia 67 The Tree Poppies: Dendromecon 69 3. Subfamily Papaveroideae The True Poppies: Papaver 71…