Papaveraceae Family:

Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart) on 5-1-09, #12-29.

Papaveraceae Juss.


The plant family Papaveraceae was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

As of 12-8-21 when this page was last updated, Plants of the World Online lists 42 genera in this family commonly referred to as the poppy family. The is a family mostly of herbaceous plants (annuals, biennials, and perennials) but also includes a few trees and shrubs.

I only have experience with Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Bleeding Heart) in this family. You can click on the name to go to its own page.

For more information about this family of plants, please click on the links below. The links take you directly to the information about the family.


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