Kingdom: Plantae

cal_poppy.jpg
CLHS Photo


Common Name:

California Poppy


Scientific Name: Eschscholzia californica

Taxonomy:
Kingdom:
Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Papaveraceae
Genus: Eschscholzia
Species: californica

Natural Range
The California poppy is found throughout much of North America. Check out the range map here.

Interesting Facts
This is where you would enter all the interesting facts.

Links
USDA Plants Data Base - Images, distribution, and technical information about the California poppy.
Wikipedia - Some more images, links, and information about the poppy as an invasive species around the world.
Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve - Perhaps the biggest concentration of California poppies on the planet.


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