California poppy

noun

Definition of California poppy

: any of a genus (Eschscholzia) of herbs of the poppy family especially : one (E. californica) widely cultivated for its usually yellow or orange flowers

First Known Use of California poppy

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“California poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/California%20poppy. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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