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Pa·pa·ver

(pă-pā'vĕr, pă-pav'er),
A genus of plants, one species of which, Papaver somniferum (family Papaveraceae), furnishes opium.
Synonym(s): poppy
[L. poppy]

poppy

(pŏ′pē)
Any of the several plants of the genus Papaver. Opium is obtained from the juice of the unripe pods of Papaver somniferum.
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A heavy contingent of ANF and Levies force cordoned off the area after receiving information about the cultivation of poppy in two villages.
Heavy contingent of ANF and levies force condoned off the area after receiving information about the cultivation of poppy two villages and destroyed poppy in the vast area.
Corn poppy (Papaver rhoeas) is aptly named for it once dotted the fields of Europe with its brilliant red flowers.
Just six months old, Poppy was left unable to swallow food - often leading to fits of choking or vomiting every time her mother attempted to feed her.
Children also signed their names to make each poppy more unique while donations were also collected to support the Poppy Appeal.
The Royal British Legion's Poppy Appeal officially launched on Thursday, October 25 ahead of Remembrance Sunday on November 11, which also marks Armistice Day this year.
Guy Clr Guy said: "A PS6 donation to the Royal British Legion pays for a car poppy. It would be great to raise the money and then organise an official handover of the poppies to the police."
Together with two others, she spent hours tying the poppies to bridges across the town, including along the A5, but she says they have been left ' saddened by the destruction of the poppy tribute.'.
no-one benefits both charity and public lose out with fake poppy merchandise
A similar weeping window poppy display at Caernarfon Castle in 2016 drew in more than 120,000 visitors.