Romneya coulteri
Matilija poppy

Papaveraceae
California
Romneya coulteri. John Rawlings, ca. 22 Oct 2004

Subshrub or shrub, with large white flowers, grows on north side of Green Library’s east wing, and along the northeast side of Frenchman’s Park. A related poppy family plant, the summer-blooming bush poppy, Dendromecon rigida, with smaller yellow flowers also grows in Frenchman’s Park.

Illustrations: gallery 22 Oct 2004.

Related material: Saratoga Hort Plant Culture Data Sheets.

About this Entry: John Rawlings authored/updated the main text of this entry ca. 2005–2008.