Definition of Bush poppy

1. Noun. Evergreen shrub of southwestern United States and Mexico often cultivated for its fragrant golden yellow flowers.

Exact synonyms: Tree Poppy
Group relationships: Dendromecon, Genus Dendromecon
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bush Poppy

bush hibiscus
bush honeysuckle
bush jacket
bush kanaka
bush lawyer
bush league
bush leaguer
bush leagues
bush nasturtium
bush out
bush pea
bush pig
bush pilot
bush plane
bush planes
bush poppy (current term)
bush shrike
bush sickness
bush telegraph
bush telegraphs
bush tit
bush tucker
bush vetch
bush violet
bush week
bush willow
bush yaws

Literary usage of Bush poppy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1901)
"ROMNEYA (White bush poppy}.— Among plants of recent introduction perhaps none surpass in stately beauty this fine Californian ..."

2. The Garden Book of California by Belle Sumner Angier (1906)
"The most royal of our native flowers is Romneya coulteri, which is a bush-poppy and a perennial, having grape-like white blossoms with golden centers and ..."

3. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"bush poppy. Two to 4 (or 7) ft. high, the main stem bark shreddy; branches whitish; leaves yellowish green, oblong- to linear- lanceolate, reticulate, ..."

4. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"ROMNEYA (WHITE bush poppy).— A genus containing only one species— B. Coulteri, the characters of which of course are those of the genus. ..."

5. "Let There be Light", Or "Why I Withdrew from the Church of My Fathers" by John Enright (1920)
"A LITTLE bush poppy. A story of Australian child life. By Edith Graham. With 132 black- and-white illustrations by May Gibbs. Cloth, 4s. 6d. (3d. ..."

6. My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir (1911)
"... branch- lets forms a round head which looks something like a cumulus cloud when the sunshine is pouring over it. A marked plant is the bush poppy (Den- ..."

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