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State Flowers

What is California’s State Flower?

California State Flower - California Poppy (Eschscholzia californica)

California’s state flower was chosen in 1903, and is the poppy. There are many different species of poppy, and they have flowers of every color. The opium poppy is widely used throughout the world: for opium, and for poppy seeds and poppyseed oil used for cooking. The scientific name for is the California poppy, or Eschscholzia californica. Color ranges from yellow to orange.

April 6, is poppy day for California. California Indians cherished the poppy as both a source of food and for oil extracted from the plant. Its botanical name, Eschsholtzia californica, was given by Adelbert Von Chamisso, a naturalist and member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences, who dropped anchor in San Francisco in 1816 in a bay surrounded by hills of the golden flowers. Also sometimes known as the flame flower, la amapola, and copa de oro (cup of gold), the poppy grows wild throughout California. It became the state flower in 1903. Every year April 6 is California Poppy Day, and Governor Wilson proclaimed May 13-18, 1996, Poppy Week.

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