• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Heraklion
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    January 2009
Corn poppy

Photo of Corn poppy, Papaver rhoeas in its natural environment in Heraklion district in Crete 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.