matilija poppy

noun
ma·​til·​i·​ja poppy | \ məˈtilēˌhä- \

Definition of matilija poppy

: 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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History and Etymology for matilija poppy

Matilija Canyon, Ventura county, California

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“Matilija poppy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/matilija%20poppy. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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