Taxon  Report   2686    
Dendromecon rigida  Benth.
Bush poppy,  Tree poppy
Dendromecon rigida
© 2004 Christopher L. Christie
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Dendromecon rigida
© 2006 J. G. Riend
Dendromecon rigida
© 2013 Ron Wolf
Dendromecon rigida, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Dendromecon rigida
© 2018 Hunter Breck
Genus: Dendromecon
Communities: Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Dendromecon agnina
ICPN: Dendromecon elliptica
ICPN: Dendromecon herbacea
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More information about  Dendromecon rigida
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).