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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)

California Poppy- by Liz MatthewsCalifornia poppy is an annual herbaceous plant (but occasionally perennial) in habit and grows up to 60 centimeters in height. The blue-green leaves are divided into long segments. The flowers have four petals and range in color from yellow to orange. They are bisexual, having both male and female parts within each flower. The CPP four letter code for this species is ESCA. 

This species is currently being monitored at Golden Gate NRA.



Download the USA-NPN datasheet for Eschscholzia californica here.

Download the CPP species profile for Eschscholzia californica here.


For additional information about this species, visit these pages:

Eschscholzia californica on the USA-NPN website

Eschscholzia californica on Calflora

Eschscholzia californica on USDA PLANTS