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Adonis annua

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Adonis annua (syn. Adonis autumnalis L.,<ref name="plantlist syn">Adonis annua L. in The Plant List</ref> Adonis phoenicea Bercht. & J.Presl.<ref name="plantlist syn" />), also knownTemplate:Refn as Pheasant's-eye,<ref name="tropicos common">Adonis annua L. in Tropicos</ref> Adonis' Flower, autumn adonis,<ref name="tropicos common" /> Autumn Pheasant's-eye, Blooddrops, Red Chamomile, Red Morocco, Rose-a-ruby, Soldiers-in-green, is an ornamental plant of the Ranunculaceae family.

It is native to North Africa, Western Asia, the Mediterranean, and Europe. The name Bird's Eye is also associated with the bird's-eye primrose. Pheasant's eye is also an alternative name for poet's narcissus.

Adonis annua grows to a height of Template:Convert. The flowers are often scarlet in color with darker spots at the base.

In the UK, Adonis annua is endangered and listed as a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

The leaves and roots are poisonous to humans and livestock.<ref>Template:Cite book</ref>

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