Celandine Poppy

Stylophorum diphyllum
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Botanical Name:Stylophorum diphyllum
Family:PapaveraceaePoppy family
Common Name:wood poppy, celandine poppy, mock poppy, yellow poppy
Synonyms : Chelidonium diphyllum

Kingdom:Plantae – Plants
Division:Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class:Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Genus:Stylophorum Nutt. – stylophorum
Species: Stylophorum diphyllum (Michx.) Nutt. – celandine poppy

Habitat:Shade to part sun.  Native to eastern North America. Celandine Poppy is a very attractive woodland wildflower for the shade garden and can be grown over most of the United States

Description: It is a herbaceous perennial plant.Bloom Between April to June. Color of flower is yellow.Height of the plant is 12 to 16 inches.It is a very showy flower for the spring and early summer shade garden.  Plant Celandine Poppy in average to rich soil in part sun to shade in a formal flower garden, wildflower garden or along a shady walk.  This showy wildflower adapts easily to the flower garden.
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Medicinal Uses:
It contains glaucine . Preparations are used in the treatment of insomnia, upper respiratory infections, and to reduce fever as well as in ointments for the treatment of burns and superficial abrasions. In veterinary medicine, ointments are used in the treatment of mastitis.

Disclaimer:The information presented herein is intended for educational purposes only. Individual results may vary, and before using any supplements, it is always advisable to consult with your own health care provider.

Resources:
http://www.prairiemoon.com/store/template/product_detail.php?IID=1358&=c5374f038f1bce09738f6afcef6dfac6
http://www.easywildflowers.com/quality/sty.dip.htm
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Celandine_Poppy_Stylophorum_diphyllum_Flower_2290px.jpg
http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=STDI3&photoID=stdi3_004_ahp.tif&format=print
http://www.piam.com/mms_garden/plants.html
http://www.gardenguides.com/plants/info/flowers/perennials/celandinepoppy.asp

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