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Eschscholzia glyptosperma

Desert Gold Poppy

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes, sandy areas
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: simple
leaf surface3: glaucous
leaf margin3: dichotomously dissected
Flower color2: gold or yellow
Flowering period2: winter and spring
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Papaveraceae (poppy family)
Status: rare
Locations where collected or observed:
      Barry M. Goldwater Range
      Yuma area and southeastern California

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