California poppy

California poppy

noun
a plant, Eschscholtzia californica, of the poppy family, having feathery bluish foliage and showy, orange-yellow flowers: the state flower of California.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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California poppy
 
n
eschscholzia, Also called: eschscholtzia a papaveraceous plant, Eschscholtzia californica, of the Pacific coast of North America, having yellow or orange flowers and finely divided bluish-green leaves

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