Dendromecon harfordii facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDendromecon harfordii
Dendromecon rigida subsp. harfordii
Dendromecon harfordii, known by the common names Channel Islands tree poppy and Harford's tree poppy, is a species of flowering plant in the poppy family.
It is found in California coastal sage and chaparral habitats on the islands.
Dendromecon harfordii is a shrub or small tree reaching heights between 2–6 metres (6.6–19.7 ft). It has thin branching stems covered sparsely in smooth-edged, oval-shaped leaves 3 to 8 centimeters long.
It bears showy flowers with four bright yellow petals each 2 or 3 centimeters long.
The fruit is a curved, cylindrical capsule over 7 centimeters in length.
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