Taxon  Report   6056 
Papaver californicum  A. Gray
Fire poppy,  Western poppy

Papaver californicum
© 2010 Andrew Borcher
Papaver californicum, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Papaver californicum
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Papaver
Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, Northern Oak Woodland
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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(according to)

PLANTS: Papaver lemmonii
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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