Taxon  Report   3513 
Eschscholzia californica  Cham.  ssp. mexicana  (Greene) C. Clark
Desert california poppy
Eschscholzia californica ssp. mexicana
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
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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
© 2010 James M. Andre
Genus: Eschscholzia
Parent Record Eschscholzia californica
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PLANTS: Eschscholzia mexicana
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This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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