Mexican gold poppy


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Mexican gold poppy

n.
A small annual wildflower (Eschscholzia californica subsp. mexicana) native to dry mountainous regions of western North America and having dark orange to gold, cup-shaped flowers.
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Good drought-tolerant choices include amaranth, arroyo lupine, breadhox poppy, California desert bluebells, clary sage, desert marigold, flower-of-an-hour, larkspur, love-in-a-mist, white prickly poppy, Mexican gold poppy, mountain phlox, portulaca, purple aster, Tahoka daisy tansy scorpionflower, and snow-on-the-mountain.
Expect plenty of globe mallow, lupine, Mexican gold poppy, and owl's clover, and lots of belly flowers among the cactus.