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Eschscholtzia californica ssp. mexicana

Mexican Gold Poppy, amapolita del campo

Eschscholtzia californica ssp. mexicana
Eschscholtzia californica ssp. mexicana

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf shape3: lanceolate
leaf surface3: glaucous
leaf margin3: dichotomously dissected
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Feb. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Papaveraceae (poppy family)
Status: locally abundant
Locations where collected or observed:
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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