Argemone mexicana - L.

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Thistle; Thumb Thistle

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Flowering time; This annual will bloom at maturity

Distribution; GC

Habitat; It likes a moist loamy good soil.

Status; Invasive else where but doesn't seem to be in Cayman.

Notes; This is a host plant for the Vanessa cardui / Painted Lady butterflies. It is also an iteresting plant to bring color to a cactus garden.

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