Family: Poppy (Papaveraceae).
Other Names: White bearpoppy, white bear poppy, white bear-poppy, desert bear-poppy
Plant Form: Low-growing herb with upright flower stalks.
Height: Leaves to a few inches; flower stalks to about 18 inches.
Stems: None per se; flower stalks naked.
Leaves: Basal, generally wedge-shaped with rounded teeth at the end; hairy (hairs to 1/2 inch). Blades to 3 inches.
Flowers: Blooms late spring to early summer. Inflorescence: flowers solitary atop naked stalk. Petals large (to almost
2 inches), white.
Seeds: Fruits: 1 to 1-1/2 inch long capsule, oblong (typical poppy pod). Seeds tiny.