Taxon  Report   657 
Argemone munita  Durand & Hilg.
Chicalote,  Prickly poppy
Argemone munita
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Argemone munita
© 2003 Lynn Watson
Argemone munita
© Gerald and Buff Corsi1999 California Academy of Sciences
Argemone munita, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Argemone munita
© 1997 Carol Bruce
Genus: Argemone
Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Argemone munita ssp. argentea
TJM2: Argemone munita ssp. robusta
TJM2: Argemone munita ssp. rotundata
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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