Opium Poppy Pods (Papaver somniferum)

Freshly picked poppy pods.
Jenny Love (Love 'n Fresh Flowers) / Public domain

poppy pods fresh

Dried opium poppy pods and stems.
The DEA Image Library / Public domain

poppy pod tea dried

Poppy pods at the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.
Magnus Manske, 2010

poppy pods opium poppy papaver somniferum

Poppy pod with white opium latex seeping out of fresh incision, The Hague, Netherlands.
Teun Spaans, 2006 / Public domain

poppy pod white opium latex

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

poppy pod brown opium latex dried

Dried poppy pods of various strains and sizes.
Alchy, 2011 / Public domain

dried poppy pods

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)

dried opium poppy plants 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)

scored opium poppy plants harvested Afghanistan

Dried poppy pods.
Zyance, 2004

dried opium poppy pods

Fresh poppy pods with a tiny amount of opium latex naturally leaking out, Germany.
Zyance, 2004

fresh opium poppy pods opium latex

Dried opium poppies and seeds.
Jane Avriette, 2006

dried opium poppies and poppy seeds

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