Eschscholzia californica profile

Written by Maggie

Nov 25 2020

Eschscholzia californica profile

Eschscholzia Californica is a perennial herb of the family californica, frequently cultivated for its first and second year.Strong cold resistance It likes cold and dry climate, no resistance to heat and humidity. In hot summer, it's in a semi - dormant state. Eschscholzia Californica is native to California, USA.

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Eschscholzia Californica

The morphological characteristics of Eschscholzia Californica

Eschscholzia Californica is a perennial (often annual) herb, glabrous, and plants glaucous gray. Stem is erect, 30 -- 60 cm high, longitudinally ribbed, much branched, spreading, discussed.I has several basal leaves, 10~30 cm long, petiole long, leaf blade grayish green, many times three pinnate fine lobed, lobes varied in shape, linear sharp, oblong sharp or blunt, spatulate oblong, terminal 3 lobes, middle lobes mostly wider and shorter. Cauline leaves are identical with basal leaves, but smaller and short-stalked. Flowers are solitary on the stem and apex of branches. Pedicel is 5~15 cm long, receptacle sunken, funnel-shaped or sub tubular, 3~4 mm long, cup-shaped after flowering, margin undulate and reflexed. Calyx is ovate-beamish, ca. 1 cm long, apical shortly conical, sepals 2, flowering. It has 4 petals, triangular-fan-shaped, 2.5~3 cm long, yellow, base with orange-yellow spots;Stamens numerous, ca. 40 or more, filaments filamentous, base widened, ca. 3 mm long, anthers striate, 5 -- 6 mm long, orange-yellow. Ovary is elongate, style short, stigma 4, drill-linear, unequal. Capsule is long and narrow cylindrical, 5~8 cm long, detached from the receptacle, 2 petals dehiscent upward from the base, with many seeds. Seeds are globose, 1-1.5 mm in diameter, with distinct reticular markings. Flowering period is from April to August, and fruiting period from June to September.

The Eschscholzia californica growing environment

Eschscholzia Californica is located at an elevation of zero to 2,000 meters in grassland and open areas. It likes cold and dry climate, not easy to hot and humid, appropriate loose and fertile, good drainage, the upper layer of deep sandy loam, also barren soil.

Eschscholzia Californica

Eschscholzia californica distribution

Eschscholzia Californica is native to California, USA. In China, ornamental plants are widely introduced as garden plants.

Eschscholzia Californica's primary value

The sedition and anti anxiety effects of Eschscholzia Californica extract may be associated with benzodiazepine receptor activation, but this medicine is unique in that the extract has no anticonvulsant or muscle relaxation effects, and the analgesic effect of the extract is peripheral rather than central.

Eschscholzia Californica is californica to be toxic, direct contact with its leaves may cause itching, granulation, and visit a physician in severe cases. Eating the fruit may cause vomiting, diarrhea and other symptoms. The Eschscholzia Californica blade is so graceful and wonderfully decorated.

The Eschscholzia californica plant culture

The state flower of California is Eschscholzia californica.

California designated April 6, 2006, as Eschscholzia Californica Day. There is a Californica image of Eschscholzia on the State boundary card of California.

Eschscholzia Californica