- Scientific Name: Papaver radicatum var. pseudoradicatum (Kitag.) Kitag.
- Ref: Neolin. Fl. Manshur.:325. 1979, [“pseudo-radicatum“]
- Synonym: Papaver pseudoradicatum Kitag.
- English Common Name: montane poppy
- Chinese Common Name: 长白山罂粟 Chángbái Shān yīngsù, 白山罂粟 Báishān yīngsù, 山罂粟 shān∙yīngsù
- Family: Papaveraceae
- Genus: Papaver
- Distribution: Gravel slopes, rocky slopes, alpine tundra; above 1600 m. Jilin (Changbai Shan) [Korea].
- Photo: 07/14/2008, Mt. Changbai, Jilin
Herbs, perennial, small and tufted, 5-15 cm tall, setose throughout. Taproot terete, to 15 cm, 2.5-3 mm in diam. at top, gradually narrowed toward base, with a few lateral roots and fibrous slender roots. Leaves all basal; petiole 2-4 cm, flat, appressed setose, basally with ampliate sheath; blade gray-green, ovate to broadly ovate, 1-2(-4) × 0.8-1.2 cm, both surfaces appressed setose, pinnatifid or bipinnatifid; primary lobes 2 or 3 pairs, narrowly elliptic or oblong, or ovate and 2-4-parted again. Scapes 1 to several from each rosette, densely appressed or inclined-spreading setose. Flowers solitary on scape, 2-3 cm in diam. Flower buds suborbicular to broadly elliptic, densely appressed or inclined-spreading setose. Sepals 2, cymbiform or broadly ovate, 1-1.2 cm. Petals 4, pistachio-colored or yellowish, broadly obovate, 1.8-2.3 cm. Stamens many; filaments filiform, 4-7 mm; anthers yellow, oblong, 1-1.5 mm. Ovary oblong, 4-5 mm, densely appressed setose; stigmas ca. 6, actinomorphic. Capsule obovoid, ca. 1 cm, densely appressed or inclined-spreading setose; stigma disk flat. Fl. Jun-Aug. (Flora of China)