tree poppy

tree poppy

tree poppy ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a Californian shrub, Dendromecon rigida, of the poppy family, having leathery evergreen leaves and showy, usually yellow flowers.

Origin of tree poppy An Americanism dating back to 1865–70 Also called bush poppy. Examples from the Web for tree poppy Historical Examples of tree poppy

  • The tree-poppy is the only truly woody plant in the poppy family.

    The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits

    Mary Elizabeth Parsons

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