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Our group bounced along farm roads rimmed with bright red amapola wild poppies.
The larkspur are taller but slender enough so that the poppies have room to stand out.
To help things along, Panting added native yellow rattle, which is partially parasitic to grass, to the mix of daisies, poppies and cornflowers.
Like her mother, Gerber knows the power of a wash of glossy glamour, though her side-swept, polished curls pair better with a swipe of poppy pink lipstick and glowing skin, rather than Crawford's signature brick red lip and brush of bronzer.
Cubes of blanched red beets — taking the place of ahi tuna — are tossed in aromatic tamari shoyu sauce with strands of slightly sweet wakame seaweed and toasted sesame seeds, garnished with poppy finger lime pearls that mimic tobiko.
Only opposition from Germany, which is unlikely, would prevent the poppies being displayed at English soccer's national stadium.
Their colors are particular too — marigold orange with cadet blue, poppy with sand.
Although opium had been used in various forms for thousands of years, morphine was the first pure medication derived from the poppy plant (1803).
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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