Poppy seed and Poppy plant

C. Richter richter at gpu.utcs.utoronto.ca
Sat Sep 12 15:39:41 EST 1992


In article <1992Sep11.192010.31367 at watson.ibm.com> yozzo at watson.ibm.com (Ralph Yozzo) writes:
>A friend of mine tells me that the poppy seed that
>we find on some bread is the same as the seed for the
>poppy plant that they make marijuana from. 
>
>Can anyone confirm or deny this?
>
The idea is right, but you have the wrong narcotic.  The poppy seeds on 
baked goods are often but certainly not always from the opium poppy, 
_Papaver somniferum_. 


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