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1 This practice, as Fée remarks, is not followed; and indeed, unless it is intended to transplant them, it would be attended with injurious results to the young plants.
2 As to the poppy, for further particulars see B. xx. c. 76 and the Note.
3 The variety Album of the Papaver somniferum of modern botanists.
4 The variety Nigrum of the Papaver somniferum. The white poppy has also a milky juice.
5 The Papaver rhœas of modern botanists, the corn-poppy, or wild poppy. The seed of the poppy does not partake of the qualities of its capsular envelope, and at the present day it is extensively employed in the South of Europe for sprinkling over pastry.
6 "Rhœas," the "crimson," or "pomegranate" poppy.
7 See B. xx. cc. 76–79.
8 See c. 17 of this Book, also Ovid's Fasti, B. ii. 1. 703, et seq.
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