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Wildflowers

Windpoppy

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Native Growing Area

Scientific Name: Stylomecon heterophylla

Common Names: Windpoppy

Description

4 petal blooms are bright orange with yellow/gold stamens and a purple eye. Leaves are 1 - 6 in blades and deeply cleft. Prefers grassy areas and openings in chaparral at low elevations. Fragrance is similar to a lily.

Bloom Color(s): orange

Bloom Width: 2 in.

Plant Height: to 18 in.

Duration: Annual

Bloom Period: April to May

Plant Family: Papaveraceae

Growth Habit: Forb/herb