Calflora
Taxon  Report   3513    
Eschscholzia californica  Cham.  ssp. mexicana  (Greene) C. Clark
Desert california poppy
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
© 2010 James M. Andre
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
© Gerald and Buff Corsi 2011 California Academy of Sciences
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eschscholzia mexicana
More information about  Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ESCAM)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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 15, 2018).

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