Plants of USA and Canada

Eschscholzia californica Cham.



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Name: Eschscholzia californica Cham.
Nomencl. ref.: Horae Phys. Berol.: 74 (1820)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: California poppy
en English name: Mexican-gold
French name: pavot de Californie
Italian name: Papavero della California

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual, Perennial
 

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Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowers at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowers at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, centro città, Civico Orto Botanico, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
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Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flower at Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, centro città, Civico Orto Botanico, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowers at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowers at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowers at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, centro città, Civico Orto Botanico, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, Orto Botanico., TS, FVG, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowering habit at Laulima Farms Cafe Kipahulu, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, centro città, Civico Orto Botanico, TS, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Credit: Photo by Carlo Cibei

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, Orto Botanico., TS, FVG, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowering habit at Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flowering habit at Laulima Farms Cafe Kipahulu, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van België, Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Brabant, Belgique/België, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Meise, Nationale Plantentuin van België, Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Brabant, Belgique/België, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Trieste, Orto Botanico., TS, FVG, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flower at Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Flower bud at Enchanting Floral Gardens of Kula, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica
Steve Hurst - USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database - Not copyrighted image


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, HI, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MI, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI, WY), CAN (AB, BC, MB, NS, ON, PE)

Distributional map for Eschscholzia californica Cham.
Map for Eschscholzia californica Cham.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Order: Papaverales
Family: Papaveraceae


Genus: Eschscholzia


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