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5. Eschscholzia lemmonii Greene, W. Amer. Sci. 3: 157. 1887.

Plants annual, caulescent, erect or spreading, 5-30 cm, glabrous to sparsely pubescent. Leaves basal and cauline; blade with ultimate lobes generally obtuse. Inflorescences cymose or 1-flowered; buds erect or nodding. Flowers: receptacle turbinate, distally translucent and somewhat swollen, more than 1.5 mm broad, cup without spreading free rim; calyx acute, glabrous or pubescent; petals orange or deep yellow, 15-40 mm. Capsules 3-7 cm. Seeds brown, 1.3-1.8 mm, reticulate. 2 n = 12.

Subspecies 2 (2 in the flora): w North America (California).

1 Plants spreading or erect; flower buds nodding; calyx generally pubescent.   5a subsp. lemmonii
+ Plants erect; flower buds generally erect; calyx glabrous.   5b subsp. kernensis

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