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Arctomecon  californica Torr. & Frém.   
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FamilyPAPAVERACEAE
Genus species var.Arctomecon  californica Torr. & Frém. 
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaNevadaUtah
semideserts of w. USA
Altitude500-1000m
Description leaves bluish, long sericeous-hirsute, flowers in cyme, in bud pendent, flowers 5-8cm in diam., leaves long petiolate, obovate, apically dentate
Size15-60cm
Colordark yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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