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Eschscholzia lobbii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Papaveraceae
Scientific name  Eschscholzia lobbii
Rank  Species
Order  Ranunculales
Genus  Eschscholzia
Higher classification  Eschscholzia
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Similar  Eschscholzia, Eschscholzia caespitosa, Papaveraceae, Eschscholzia hypecoides, Eschscholzia lemmonii

Eschscholzia lobbii a native california poppy

Eschscholzia lobbii is a species of poppy known by the common name frying pans. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the Central Valley and adjacent Sierra Nevada foothills. The frying pans is a small annual herb growing from a patch of segmented leaves with pointed leaflets. It produces erect stalks up to 15 centimeters in height each bearing a single poppy flower. The petals are about a centimeter long and bright yellow to somewhat orange. The fruit is a capsule 3 to 7 centimeters long containing tiny brown seeds.

The plant is named after William Lobb (1809–1864), the English plant collector.


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