Papaver alpinum subsp. rhaeticum (NL: Rhaetische klaproos / EN: Rhaetian Alps poppy, Yellow alpine poppy / DE: Rhätische Alpenmohn, Gelber Alpen-Mohn / FR: Pavot doré, Pavot orangé, Coquelicot d’or) is a poppy found in the Alps. Subsp. rhaeticum has light yellow to orange petals and feathery foliage is found in the Central and Southern Alps. In Austria, it is scattered around Carinthia, Styria and Salzburg, in Switzerland allegedly only in the Engadin.
Image: Pontresina (CH) – 15/07/2012
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