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Common name

English: California poppy

German: Kalifornischer Mohn

Mandarin: 花菱草 (hua ling cao)

Portuguese: Papoila da Califórnia

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Papaverales (17)

        Family: Papaveraceae (16)(family description)

          Genus: Eschscholzia (1)

            Epithet: californica Cham. (1)

californica => of Californian origin

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: xerophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: orange

External links

Check for Eschscholzia californica at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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