This little poppy was growing all alone right outside my tent.  The wild poppies are very wide-spread.  They need very little help growing, sorta like a dandelion.  Why is it always easy to grow the bad stuff?

COP Poppy

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7 responses »

  1. Marian says:

    it may be bad stuff, but it sure is pretty. that is a really nice shot.

    • danbohmer says:

      thank you. I was surprised to learn that there is ‘good’ poppy, with very little opium in it & of course the bad poppy that is grown & harvested for the opium. I tried to figure out how to tell the bad from the good, but I gave up…so I am not sure if this is good poppy or bad poppy, but I think it is the bad one.

  2. A www I think its pretty lol

  3. I love that you have your photos in full size! So much more impact! Sharon

  4. […] & May I posted several pictures of the wild poppy growing around COP Mizan (here  & here for instance).  I know there are many varieties of poppy, some are simply pretty flowers and other […]

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