poppy-family

poppy family

noun
the plant family Papaveraceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants having white, yellow, or reddish juice, alternate and often lobed or dissected leaves, showy, usually solitary flowers, and capsular fruit, and including bloodroot, creamcups, greater celandine, and poppies of the genera Papaver, Eschscholzia, Argemone, and others.
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poppy family

noun
herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits [syn: Papaveraceae
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