Yes, your pictures are of the native california poppy...
many cultivars exist... many colors...mostly pink-yellow family
and many variations in thickness/ delicacy of the petals...
mostly grown by design... but some escape, and can be found...
do not know if the pastel colors have naturalized, at least in
On Jun 30, 6:20 am, Gurcharan Singh <singh...@gmail.com
> Yes Satish ji
> Found it very common in our apartment area
> Dr. Gurcharan Singh
> Retired Associate Professor
> SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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> On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 5:02 AM, Satish Phadke <drsmpha...@gmail.com
> > *California poppy* (*Eschscholzia californica*) State flower of California