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Opium Poppy Pods (Papaver somniferum)


poppy pods fresh
Freshly picked poppy pods.
Jenny Love (Love 'n Fresh Flowers) / Public domain
poppy pod tea dried
Dried opium poppy pods and stems.
The DEA Image Library / Public domain
poppy pods opium poppy papaver somniferum
Poppy pods at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.
Magnus Manske, 2010
poppy pod white opium latex
Poppy pod with white opium latex seeping out of fresh incision,
The Hague, Netherlands.

Teun Spaans, 2006 / Public domain
poppy pod brown opium latex dried
Poppy pod with dried brown opium latex from a day-old incision,
The Hague, Netherlands.

Teun Spaans, 2006 / Public domain
dried poppy pods
Dried poppy pods of various strains and sizes.
Alchy, 2011 / Public domain

dried opium poppy plants Afghanistan
A pile of dead poppy plants sits in front of a fresh crop of sweet corn, Nawa, Helmand, Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. William Greeson, 2009 / Public domain
U.S. Marine Corps (090801-M-0440G-722)
scored opium poppy plants harvested Afghanistan
  Dried poppy plants with pods that had been previously scored for the purpose of harvesting opium, Nawa, Helmand, Afghanistan.
Lance Cpl. James Purschwitz, 2009 / Public domain
U.S. Marine Corps (090715-M-2581P-761)
dried opium poppy pods
Dried poppy pods.
Zyance, 2004

fresh opium poppy pods opium latex
Fresh poppy pods with a tiny amount of opium latex
naturally leaking out, Germany.

Zyance, 2004

dried opium poppies and poppy seeds
Dried opium poppies and seeds.
Jane Avriette, 2006







Updated November 6, 2013