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(ɛˈʃɒltsɪə) or


(Plants) See California poppy
[named after J. F. von Eschscholtz (1743–1831), German naturalist]
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Noun1.eschscholtzia - showy herbs of western North AmericaEschscholtzia - showy herbs of western North America
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Papaveraceae, Papaveraceae, poppy family - herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
California poppy, Eschscholtzia californica - of Pacific coast of North America; widely cultivated for its yellow to red flowers
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California poppy (Eschscholzia califomica) is a feeble but useful sleep herb cultivated in gardens everywhere.
CHOOSE TOUGH PLANTS FOR A HOT, DRY SUMMER These include: Ballota acetabulosa (Greek horehound); Catananche caerulea (cupid's dart); Centranthus ruber (red valerian); Erigeron karvinskianus (Mexican fleabane); Eschscholzia californica (California poppy); Euphorbia myrsinites (broad-leaved glaucous spurge); Gaura lindheimeri (white gaura); Nepeta racemosa (catmint); Perovskia 'Blue Spire' (Russian sage); Salvia sclarea (clary sage); Santolina chamaecyparissus (cotton lavender), and Verbena bonariensis (Argentinian vervain).
Sow hardy annuals like calendulas, nasturtiums and eschscholzia to flesh out mixed borders.
Gleissberg, "Evolution of the YABBY gene family with emphasis on the basal eudicot Eschscholzia californica (Papaveraceae)," Plant Biology, vol.
25 obtained extracts from selected Papaveraceae (genera: Papaver, Eschscholzia, Chelidonium, Argemone, and Glaucium) and Berberidaceae species (Berberis spp.) were evaluated for their qualitative and quantitative composition in the optimized method.
PAPAVERACEAE Eschscholzia californica PAS SIFLORACEAE Passiflora sp.
Add some prolific self-seeders, vibrant orange Calendula officinalis, metallic blue Eryngium Giganteum and a generous sprinkling of Eschscholzia californica and before you know it you have a blue, orange and red colour scheme that will stop your neighbours in their tracks.
* Bermuda buttercup Papaveraceae Poppy Family Eschscholzia californica Cham.
In particular, the following herbs are frequently prescribed for these conditions: Piper methysticum, Passiflora incarnata, Valeriana officinalis, Melissa officinalis, Scutellaria lateriflora, Matricaria recutita and Eschscholzia californica.
Behavioural effects of American traditional plant Eschscholzia californica; sedative and anxiolytic properties.
Important species in the more-arid areas included winter annuals such as globe mallows (Sphaeralcea), native and nonnative mustard species (Brassica, Sisymbrium, Lesquerella, Descurainia), nievitas (Coryphantha), plantains (Plantago), filaree (Erodium cicutarium), California poppy (Eschscholzia mexicana), broadleaf combseed (Pectocarya platycarpa), and red-maids (Calandrinia ciliata).
Though eschscholzia, the Californian poppy, is usually broadcast randomly we're trying it sown directly into modules, one seed per compartment.