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Eschscholzia parishii - Parish's Poppy or Pygme Poppy

Eschscholzia parishii is native to the Creosote Scrub community in the lower deserts of Southern California. Parish's Poppy grows in sandy washes and on rocky outcrops. Eschscholzia parishii grows to roughly a foot tall and wide. The flowers of Eschscholzia parishii are about an inch wide and are often nodding. Eschscholzia parishii blooms late Winter into Spring. The glaucus foliage of the Pygme Poppy makes this plant and excellent addition to the Silver and Gray Garden.

Eschscholzia parishii, Parish's Poppy, Pygme Poppy

1" yellow flowers of Eschscholzia parishii known as Parish's Poppy or Pygme Poppy. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Eschscholzia parishii, Parish's Poppy, Pygme Poppy

1" yellow flowers of Eschscholzia parishii known as Parish's Poppy or Pygme Poppy. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other plants from the Eschscholzia Genus featured on this site:
Eschscholzia caespitosa
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica White Linen

Other plants from the Poppy Family featured on this site:
Argemone munita
Dendromecon harfordii
Dendromecon rigida
Eomecon chionantha
Eschscholzia caespitosa
Eschscholzia californica
Eschscholzia californica White Linen
Glaucium flavum
Hunnemannia fumariifolia
Platystemon californicus
Romneya coulteri