California Poppy
external link Occurring from sea level to 2,000m (6,500 feet) altitude
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By A Train Station
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California poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Emeryville, California
(Photo posted Friday 23 April 2010)
(Photo taken in 2006)
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These California poppies were found just outside the Amtrak Station in Emeryville California. They were growing wild in the heart of an urban area.


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Bloomed Near The Ocean
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Marine Headlands with Fort Cronkite and Rodeo Beach
Marine County, California
(Photo posted Friday 23 April 2010)
(Photo taken 11:52:50 Sunday 20 March 2009)
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These wild California poppies were found on the lee side of a hill right at the coast of the Pacific Ocean.


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By The Arboretum Trail
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
UCSC Arboretum internal link Santa Cruz, California
(Photo posted Friday 23 April 2010)
(Photo taken 12:41:54 Thursday 11 March 2010)
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A lone California poppy was found growing just off the arboretum path amid African grass.


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On The California Coastal Trail
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Middle Harbor Park internal link Oakland, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 31 August 2010)
(Photo taken 15:50:04 Sunday 14 March 2010)
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With the industrial Port Of Oakland in the background and street and rail tracks in front, this group of California poppies found a friendly patch of grass.


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Grew Wild
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Tliden Botanic Garden internal link Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 31 August 2010)
(Photo taken 12:57:44 Tuesday 18 May 2010)
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These few California poppies grew wild between planted and labeled exhibits in the botanical garden.


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One Bloom
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Tliden Botanic Garden internal link Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 31 August 2010)
(Photo taken 12:57:52 Tuesday 18 May 2010)
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Close up view of one poppy flower with a just-budding companion growing nearby on the same stem.


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Near A Busy Path
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California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)
Tliden Botanic Garden internal link Berkeley, California
(Photo posted Tuesday 31 August 2010)
(Photo taken 13:25:42 Tuesday 18 May 2010)
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Here poppies grew too near a busy pathway. The petals were knock off by passing pant cuffs and wandering children.


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