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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Papaveraceae
Family Common Name: Poppy family
Scientific Name: Papaver radicatum Rottb.
Common Name: Arctic poppy
Species Code: PAPRAD
General Distribution: P. radicatum is a circumpolar species found from Alaska east to the Northwest Territories and south to Alberta and through the Rocky mountains to New Mexico at high elevations.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit morpho-physiological dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Germination occurs at 19 to 23 C.
References: Olson, A. R. and Richards, J. H. (1979). Temperature responses of germination in arctic poppy (Papaver radicatum Rottb). seeds. Arctic Alpine Res. 11, 343-348.
Table 10.33 In: Baskin, C.J. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution in Dormancy and Germination, Academic Press, 1998. Chapter 10: A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones, pages 331 to 458.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Papaver radicatum Rottb. plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 29 August 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.