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California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica Cham.

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Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) is a species of annual herb in the family Papaveraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to The Contiguous United States and North America. They have simple, broad leaves and orange flowers. Flowers are visited by Lasioglossum, Vosnesensky Bumble Bee, and Apis mellifera. Individuals can grow to 1.2 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of California poppy. View this species on GBIF