Papaveraceae Family:

Papaveraceae Juss.

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

As of 2-4-21 when I last updated this page, 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.

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.

PLANTS OF THE WORLD ONLINE
WIKIPEDIA

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