Pete's Walks - Opium Poppy

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Photo taken on 4/07/08 near Dunstable, Beds.

This is now quite a common flower wherever there is disturbed ground, flowering from June to August. They are also sometimes grown as a crop under license for medicinal purposes, as shown in the photographs below.

Photo taken on 23/06/08 in Oxfordshire.

 

Photo taken on 23/06/08 in Oxfordshire.