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Pygmy Poppy (Eschscholzia minutiflora)
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Pygmy Poppy (Eschscholzia minutiflora)

General: Pygmy Poppy (Eschscholzia minutiflora) is an annual forb with small, dissected leaves and upright flowering stalks bearing tiny yellow-orange poppy flowers.

Pygmy Poppy is a fairly common component of vegetation communities in dry, well-drained sandy and gravelly soils on desert flats and lower bajadas in the Lower Sonoran (Creosote-Bursage Flats) and Upper Sonoran (Mojave Desert Scrub) life zones.

Around Las Vegas, look for Pygmy Poppy around Lake Mead NRA and Red Rocks NCA during spring.

Family: Poppy (Papaveraceae)

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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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