Eschscholzia caespitosa is a species of poppy known by the common names foothill poppy, tufted poppy and collarless California poppy.
Eschscholzia caespitosa is an annual herb which is quite similar in appearance to its relative, the California poppy. It produces patches of foliage made up of several leaflets per leaf and thin, erect stems up to 30 centimetres (11 5⁄6 in) in height.
The poppy flower has orange to yellow petals each 1 to 2 1⁄2 centimetres (1⁄3 to 1 in) long. The fruit is a cylindrical capsule 4 to 8 centimetres (1 1⁄2 to 3 1⁄6 in) long containing tiny dark netted seeds.
- CalFlora Database: Eschscholzia caespitosa (Foothill poppy, Tufted Poppy, tufted eschscholzia)
- Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Eschscholzia caespitosa
- USDA Plants Profile for Eschscholzia caespitosa
- UC Photos gallery — Eschscholzia caespitosa
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