Amapola de California

Yellow flowers of California golden poppy in a garden in Yokohama, Japan. The flower comes into bloom in spring. The language of the flower is

Eschscholzia californica

Sinónimos:
Amapola dorada

California poppy
Kaldari Eschscholzia californica 01.jpg

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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Order:Ranunculales
Family:Papaveraceae
Genus:Eschscholzia
Species:
E. californica
Binomial name
Eschscholzia californica

Eschscholzia californica, the California poppy, golden poppy, California sunlight or cup of gold, is a species of flowering plant in the family Papaveraceae, native to the United States and Mexico. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant flowering in summer, with showy cup-shaped flowers in brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow (occasionally pink). It is also used as food or a garnish. It became the official state flower of California in 1903.

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