Taxon  Report   5378    
Meconella californica  Torr. & Frém.
California fairypoppy,  California meconella
Meconella californica
© 2015 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Meconella californica
© 2015 John Doyen
Meconella californica
© 2006 Aaron Schusteff
Meconella californica, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Meconella californica
© 2013 Aaron Schusteff
Genus: Meconella
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Meconella collina
PLANTS: Meconella octandra
More information about  Meconella californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 19, 2018).