• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Chania, Samaria gorge
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    May 2003
Corn poppy

Photo of Corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas, in its natural environment in Chania district in Greece. This impressive cosmopolitan plant is one of the most common wildflowers of Greece. It grows in cultivated (mostly wheat fields) and abandoned fields, up to 600 m. It has dark green leaves and scarlet flowers.