Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Papaver nudicaule var. aquilegioides

Family: Papaveraceae

Common name: POPPY

Synonym: Papaver anomalum

Native to: Central China

Sentiment: fantastic extravagance


Type: perennial

Forms: clumping, erect

Max height: 1.3 feet

Max width: 1.3 feet


orange, secondary color present




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: 0 to +40 °F

Water: moderate, regular