Calflora
Taxon  Report   11905    
Papaver heterophyllum  (Benth.) Greene
Wind poppy
Papaver heterophyllum
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Papaver heterophyllum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Papaver heterophyllum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Papaver heterophyllum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Observation Hotline
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Papaver heterophyllum
© 2018 Larry Moberly
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Stylomecon heterophylla
More information about  Papaver heterophyllum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 17, 2018).

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