Plant Identification Database:
Papaveraceae (Poppy)
Order: Papaverales; Class: Dicotyledonae

The plant data on this site are a record of Bob Ronnow's field observations
which vary in accuracy and change with experience. For accurate and complete
information please use the links provided for each plant species and family.

Plant Families
Glossary of Botanical Terms

CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
Alternate Lobed; Ceft; Parted 4 parts (or multiples of 4), P: Imbricate (biseriate, overlaPing); S: # sepals; Caducous (fall off early); Imbricate White; Yellow Cyme-flat-topped; Umbel; Solitary S: numerous; P: # pistils; O: Superior Capsule (compound pistil, 2+ sutures); Seed obovoid, reniform Herbaceous; Shrub Pith white (milky)
Celandine Chelidonium majus; Stylophorum diphyllum Chelidonium Alternate, Petiole short (<1/2 leaf length) Pinnate; Parted; Lobed, Obovate Crenate Rounded >6", >1", Glaucous (beneath) 4 parts, S: # sepals Yellow Umbel <1", Spring; Summer S: numerous (>6); Yellow Capsule (compound pistil, 2+ sutures) >1" Herb, <1'; >1', Erect Pith yellow Poisonous Waste places; Roadside Roadside, W. Main St. walking to Hopkins Forest Celandine Chelidonium majus; Stylophorum diphyllum Swallow-wort; Tetterwort; Killwort; Wartwort
Mexican poppy Eschscholtzia californica Eschscholtzia Parted 4 parts, P: Reflexed, Spatulate Yellow, Orange >1" S: short (less than 1/2 petals) Herb, <1' Grooved Desert upland AZ Mexican poppy Eschscholtzia californica
Cream cups Platystemon californicus Platystemon Basal Linear 6 parts White Solitary >1" S: numerous Desert upland AZ Cream cups Platystemon californicus
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Genus
LV: Attachment
LV: Shape
LV: Edge
LV: Apex/Base
LV: Size/Surface
FL: Petals/Sepals
FL: Color
FL: Arrangement
FL: Size/Season
FL: Stamen/Pistil/Ovary
FR: Type
FR: Color
FR: Size/Season
ST: Type/Size/Growth
ST: Surface/Color
ST: Buds/Roots
EC: Edible
EC: Habitat
EC: Observations
Common Name (Image)
Scientific Name (Notes)
Other Names
CLASSIFICATION
LEAVES
FLOWERS
FRUIT
STEM
ECOLOGY
CLASSIFICATION