Dendromecon rigida

Bentham

Trans. Hort. Soc. London, ser. 2, 1: 407. 1835

Common names: Bush-poppy
Selected by author to be illustrated
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 3.
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Illustrator: John Myers
Shrubs, 1-3 m. Leaves 2.5-10 × 0.7-2.5 cm; blade lanceolate; margins minutely denticulate; apex acute to acuminate. Flowers: petals 2-3 cm. Capsules curved, 5-10 cm. Seeds 2-2.5 mm. 2n = 56.

Phenology: Flowering spring–early summer (Apr–Jul).
Habitat: Dry slopes, washes, especially in areas of recent burns
Elevation: to 1800 m

Distribution

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Calif., Mexico (Baja California).

Discussion

References

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Lower Taxa

No lower taxa listed.