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California Poppy

Eschscholzia californica


Generally ash green fern-like foliage with orange or yellow flowers (occasionally dark red). Flowers close up at night into cones and open full bloom during sunny days. All above ground parts of the plant can be used as an anti-anxiety medication.

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Filmprodbuff 9 years ago

This has all the medical need I'm after. It grows everywhere in the area. Of course, protected in Cali. :/

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 9 years ago

Very Nice...

CassandraBreer 9 years ago

California Poppy is a mild sedative and pain reliever, and it can help to acutely lower blood pressure. You can tincture the whole fresh plant, including roots, as remedy.

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Oakridge, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Nov 12, 2012

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