Eschscholzia californica subsp. californica

Synonyms: Eschscholzia californica var. scrocea (Bentham) Jepson Eschscholzia californica var. peninsularis (Greene) Munz Eschscholzia procera
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.

Plants usually perennial, sometimes annual; cotyledons usually 2-lobed. Flowers: receptacular cup with spreading rim prominent. 2n = 12.

Phenology: Flowering mid winter–late summer (Feb–Sep).
Habitat: Grassy, open areas
Elevation: 0–2000 m


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Calif., Nev., Oreg., Wash., Mexico (Baja California).


Selected References


Lower Taxa

Chamisso +
Calif. +, Nev. +, Oreg. +, Wash. +  and Mexico (Baja California). +
0–2000 m +
Grassy, open areas +
Flowering mid winter–late summer (Feb–Sep). +
in C. G. D. Nees, Horae Phys. Berol., +
Illustrated +
Eschscholzia californica var. scrocea +, Eschscholzia californica var. peninsularis +  and Eschscholzia procera +
Eschscholzia californica subsp. californica +
Eschscholzia californica +
subspecies +