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Photograph of Poppies in bloom in Southern Arizona. They signal the coming of Spring here in the Sonoran Desert. This brilliant yellow-to-orange flower with varieties showing peripheral white, blooms from March to April in our area, depending on winter rains. The flower remains open only in full sunlight. Photographed in the Sonoran Desert in Green Valley, Arizona.

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Kallstroemia grandiflora – Arizona Poppy
Common Names: Arizona Poppy, Arizona Caltrop, Mexican Poppy
Habitat: Desert, Upland. It grows in desert washes, along roadsides, and in sunny, open areas.
Flower Color: Golden orange, Golden yellow
Description: The flowers are up to 2 1/2 inches (6 cm) wide and have 5 petals with raised, orange veins and dark red-orange at the base of the petals. In favorable areas, the blooming plants can create large-scale wildflower displays.

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Comments

  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 2 years ago

    These are stunning Poppies Lucinda,,,,,,,,,so lovely

  • Thank you very much Vickie.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Veronica Schultz
    Veronica Schultzover 2 years ago

    Wow! Absolutely gorgeous!

  • Thank you very much Veronica.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture Lucinda

  • Thank you Larry for accepting my work.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • CanyonWind
  • Thank you POP’s for the feature. I’m honored. HUGS

    – Lucinda Walter

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Excellent capture and description

  • Thank you very much Kala.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • MischaC
    MischaCover 2 years ago

    Wow! Gorgeous!

  • Thanks much Mischa.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Michael McCasland
    Michael McCaslandover 2 years ago

    Absolutely stunning work and again your framing and composition is outstanding.

  • Thank you very much Michael. So appreciate your visits & comments. Thanks friend.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Kathilee
    Kathileeover 2 years ago

    So pretty and cheerful

  • Thank you very much Kathilee.

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Berns
    Bernsover 2 years ago

    Fabulous!

  • Thanks Hon!

    – Lucinda Walter

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 2 years ago

    Congratulations! You have been featured by Inspiredby life

    great work! from Becca and Charmiene

  • Charmiene I’m thrilled… Thank you very much for the feature! I’m honored.

    – Lucinda Walter

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