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

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Papaver heterophyllum
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Papaver
Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Stylomecon heterophylla
More information about  Papaver heterophyllum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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