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Eschscholzia minutiflora (Pygmy poppy)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Eschscholzia minutiflora

Eschscholzia minutiflora S. Watson

Pygmy poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ESMI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The genus is named after Dr. J.F. Eschscholtz who lived from 1793 to 1831. He performed duties as a surgeon and naturalist with Russian expeditions to the Pacific coast from 1815 to 1818.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NV , UT

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eschscholzia minutiflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eschscholzia minutiflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eschscholzia minutiflora

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-06-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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