matilija poppy

noun ma·til·i·ja poppy \məˈtilēˌhä-\

Definition of matilija poppy

  1. :  a tall branching subshrub (Romneya coulteri) of California and Mexico that is sometimes cultivated in mild climates for its silvery-blue foliage and large fragrant white flowers with yellow centers

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Origin and Etymology of matilija poppy

Matilija Canyon, Ventura county, California


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