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Glaucium grandiflorum is a glaucous perennial herb that reaches up to 25-50 cm long with branching stems. Lower leaves are 10-15 cm, pinnatisect with obovate-oblong, spaced segments with irregularly dentate margins; intermediate leaves are clasping, and upper leaves much shorter than the pedicels. Flowers are with red to dark orange petals with a violet spot at the base and oblong, hairy sepals. The fruit is a 10-18 cm capsule densely to loosely covered with appressed hairs.

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