Calflora
Taxon  Report   3512    
Eschscholzia californica  Cham.
California poppy
Eschscholzia californica, a dicot, is an annual or perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Eschscholzia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Eschscholzia californica var. peninsularis
ICPN: Eschscholzia shastensis
More information about  Eschscholzia californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ESCA2)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2019).