Papaver rhoeas

Flanders Poppy

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   medium, 1 - 2 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring - summer
  • Flower Color:   purple - red
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - inland
  • Water Requirements:   medium
  • Characteristics / Comments:   showy color - fast growing
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   2,800,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Papaver rhoeas

Common Name:Corn poppy

Papaver rhoeas, a dicot, is a annual herb that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):escaped cultivar,

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Amador, Colusa, Marin, Mariposa, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Siskiyou, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
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