Known As: Poppy
Latin Name: Papaver genus
Description: The leaves are deeply divided and arranged in a
rosette around the base of the short stem. The flowers have two to four
sepals (outer floral whorls) and twice as many petals (inner floral whorls).
The stamens vary in number from six to many more, and the ovary is
superior (borne above and free from the other flower parts).
Poisonous Parts: Unripe seedpods. Toxins are many
alkaloids including morphine, codeine, papaverine, narcotine, and isoquinoline.
Symptoms: Contains many alkaloids including morphine and codeine.
Treatment: Contact your veterinarian.