Phylum: Magnoliophyta - Class: Equisetopsida - Order: Papaverales - Family: Papaveraceae
This member of the Poppy family grows mainly in coastal habitats. Its flowers are usually red or orange, but occasionally they can be yellow with a black centre.
Red Horned-poppy blooms from April to June in abandoned farmland, scrub and wasteland.
This specimen was photographed in Crete.