California poppy

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California poppy:

see poppypoppy,
common name for some members of the Papaveraceae, a family composed chiefly of herbs of the Northern Hemisphere having a characteristic milky or colored sap. Most species are native to the Old World; many are cultivated in gardens for their brilliantly colored if
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But gardeners are never content; nothing brings them more pleasure than trying something new, and so 10 different kinds of California poppies have been developed, including red, white, apricot, yellow, ruffled and dwarf varieties.
California poppies are almost always orange, but they occasionally show up in yellow, buff or burgundy.
Flowers are in bloom all over the region today, spring's first day: Orange California poppies bloom along Lancaster roadsides, yellow coreopsis and blue lupine sprout on the Channel Islands and purple sand verbena and white dune primroses flourish in the Anza-Borrego Desert.
Warm weather has brought out the Antelope Valley's first California poppies of the year.
Most of the plants are low-water users, including California poppies, wild lilacs and Boston ivy, said Pattison.
The roadsides are filled with low-growing blue lupines and the familiar California poppies.
Who needs to go to Lancaster to see California poppies or to the mountains to see dainty blue and purple flowers when you can have them in your own back yard?

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