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California poppy

noun
1.
a plant, Eschscholtzia californica, of the poppy family, having feathery bluish foliage and showy, orange-yellow flowers: the state flower of California.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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California poppy

noun
1.
a papaveraceous plant, Eschscholtzia californica, of the Pacific coast of North America, having yellow or orange flowers and finely divided bluish-green leaves Also called eschscholzia, eschscholtzia
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