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Canbya candida (White pygmypoppy)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Canbya candida

Canbya candida Parry ex A. Gray

White Pygmypoppy, White Pygmy Poppy

Papaveraceae (Poppy Family)


USDA Symbol: CACA8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Of conservation concern. Found only in the western Mojave Desert.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-08-02
Research By: TWC Staff

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