Papaveraceae, Eschscholzia californica, California Poppy

E. californica, the California state flower. I took these photos on the hillside below my house where I’ve encouraged the species to establish by spreading seeds collected elsewhere on Mt. […]

Papaveraceae, Papaver somniferum, Opium Poppy, ying su, ya pian (Chinese), kas kas (Malay), Adormidera (Spanish)

The opium poppy is an erect annual herb, growing up to a meter and a half in height with large hairless, almost grayish-green, serrated leaves. The large flowers are solitary, […]

PLANT FAMILY

Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]

GENUS / SPECIES

Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]