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Fire poppy

Flower Database Index → Fire poppy

Fire poppy

Papaver californicum
Fire poppy
McMenemy Trail
Blooms in April or May. Very small. Flower was only 1 inch or so wide. Grew in a somewhat shady spot on south-facing slope in a lush, moist area. Flower books say they are abundant after a fire.